Columbus Community Junior High School

  • Columbus Community Junior High School serves 136 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Columbus Community Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Columbus Community Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • Columbus Community Junior High School's student population of 136 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 44% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students136 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Columbus Community Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Columbus Community Junior High School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank#1132 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
67%
11%
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Black
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6%
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White
29%
77%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score0.460.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
21%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColumbus Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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