Columbus Elementary School

  • Columbus Elementary School serves 599 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 36% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Columbus Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Columbus Elementary School operates within the Glendale Unified School District.

School Overview

  • Columbus Elementary School's student population of 599 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students599 students
Gender %Columbus Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Students by GradeColumbus Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Columbus Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Columbus Elementary School is 0.60, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio24:124:1
Asian
19%
11%
Hispanic
26%
54%
White
55%
24%
All Ethnic GroupsColumbus Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.600.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Columbus Elementary School is Glendale Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Glendale Unified School District's student population of 26,052 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,850 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,250 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameGlendale Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    34
    4
    Number of Students Managed26,0521,585
    Glendale Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    51%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    61%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$284 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$268 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,850$11,049
    District Spending / Student$10,250$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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