Columbus Charter School

  • Columbus Charter School serves 890 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • Columbus Charter School operates within the Columbus Charter School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 890 students has grown by 21% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades KG-8
Total Students890 students
Columbus Charter School Total Students (2008-2015)
Gender %Columbus Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Columbus Charter School Total Teachers (2007-2015)
Students by GradeColumbus Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio22:116:1
Columbus Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2015)
American Indian
3%
1%
Columbus Charter School American Indian Students (2008-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Columbus Charter School Asian Students (2010-2014)
Hispanic
2%
16%
Columbus Charter School Black Students (2008-2015)
Black
16%
26%
Columbus Charter School Black Students (2008-2015)
White
76%
50%
Columbus Charter School White Students (2008-2015)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Columbus Charter School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsColumbus Charter School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.400.66
Columbus Charter School Diversity Score (2008-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
25%
52%
Columbus Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2011-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
16%
5%
Columbus Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2012-2015)

District Comparison

  • Columbus Charter School District's student population of 890 students has grown by 21% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $3,211 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has declined by 53% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $3,231 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has declined by 49% over four years.
School District NameColumbus Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed890912
Columbus Charter School District Students Managed (2008-2015)
District Total Revenue$2 MM$18 MM
Columbus Charter School District District Total Revenue (2008-2015)
District Spending$2 MM$18 MM
Columbus Charter School District District Spending (2008-2015)
District Revenue / Student$3,211$10,864
Columbus Charter School District District Revenue / Student (2008-2015)
District Spending / Student$3,231$10,591
Columbus Charter School District District Spending / Student (2008-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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