Columbus East High School

  • Columbus East High School serves 1,534 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is equal to the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 31%.

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School Overview

  • Columbus East High School's student population of 1,534 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,534 students
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Total Classroom Teachers78 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Columbus East High School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Columbus East High School is 0.29, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1426 out of 1,767 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
12%
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Black
2%
12%
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White
84%
69%
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Columbus East High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.290.29
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Graduation Rate
88%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Columbus East High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBartholomew Con Corp School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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