Columbus Community High School

  • Columbus Community High School serves 215 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-59% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-59% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Columbus Community High School's student population of 215 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students215 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Columbus Community High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Columbus Community High School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#1074 out of 1,252 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
69%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
26%
77%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Columbus Community High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Iowa by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Columbus Community High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.460.25
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Graduation Rate80-89%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Columbus Community High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColumbus Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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