Columbia Virtual Academy

3030 Huffman Road
Valley, WA 99181
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Top 30%
Serving 1,035 students in grades Kindergarten-12, Columbia Virtual Academy ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 53%).
The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Online School/Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,035 students
  • State Accredited: No
  • Live Instruction: No
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 40:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • : Top 30% in WA
  • : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Columbia Virtual Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Columbia Virtual Academy's student population of 1,035 students has grown by 325% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 44% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,035 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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Students by Grade
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State Accredited Program
No
Personalized Content
No
Live Instruction
No
Rolling Enrollment
No
Flexible Class Schedule
No
Accelerated Offerings
No
Classes for Credit/Part Time Options
No
Dedicated College Counselor
No
Tutoring/Mentoring
No
Community Clubs/Activities Offered
No

School Rankings

Columbia Virtual Academy ranks within the top 30% of all 2,113 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Columbia Virtual Academy is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (WA)
#504 out of 2113 schools
(Top 30%)
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50-54%
40%
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60-64%
53%
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50-59%
49%
Student : Teacher Ratio
40:1
16:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
7%
9%
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Hispanic
13%
25%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
63%
50%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
11%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Columbia Virtual Academy's ranking?
Columbia Virtual Academy is ranked #504 out of 2,113 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Washington.
What schools are Columbia Virtual Academy often compared to?
Columbia Virtual Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Internet Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% WA state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% WA state average).
How many students attend Columbia Virtual Academy?
1,035 students attend Columbia Virtual Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Columbia Virtual Academy students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Columbia Virtual Academy?
Columbia Virtual Academy has a student ration of 40:1, which is higher than the Washington state average of 16:1.
What grades does Columbia Virtual Academy offer ?
Columbia Virtual Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Columbia Virtual Academy part of?
Columbia Virtual Academy is part of Valley School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Online School/Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,035 students
  • State Accredited: No
  • Live Instruction: No
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 40:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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