Columbus Elementary School

580 Columbus Ave
Thornwood, NY 10594
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Columbus Elementary School serves 436 students in grades 3-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Columbus Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Columbus Elementary School's student population of 436 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-6
Total Students436 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Columbus Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Columbus Elementary School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1695 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
9%
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Hispanic
14%
27%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
79%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.360.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Columbus Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMount Pleasant Central School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Columbus Elementary School is Hawthorne Cedar Knolls Sr/jr High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Little School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hawthorne Hawthorne Cedar Knolls Sr/jr High School Special Education School
    Grades: 7-12 | 43 students
    0.7 miles
    226 Linda Ave
    Hawthorne, NY 10532
    (914) 749-2939
    0.7 7-12 43
  • Hawthorne Linden Hill School Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 123 students
    0.7 miles
    226 Linda Ave
    Hawthorne, NY 10532
    (914) 749-2977
    0.7 9-12 123
  • Hawthorne Little School Special Education School
    Grades: K-10 | 49 students
    0.7 miles
    226 Linda Ave
    Hawthorne, NY 10532
    (914) 749-2964
    0.7 K-10 49
  • Thornwood Westlake High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 554 students
    0.7 miles
    825 Westlake Dr
    Thornwood, NY 10594
    (914) 769-8311
    0.7 9-12 554
  • Thornwood Westlake Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 441 students
    0.7 miles
    825 Westlake Dr
    Thornwood, NY 10594
    (914) 769-8540
    0.7 6-8 441

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