Columbus Elementary School

  • Columbus Elementary School serves 260 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Columbus Elementary School's student population of 260 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students260 students
This chart display total students of Columbus Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Columbus Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Columbus Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Columbus Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Columbus Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Columbus Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
95%
76%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Columbus Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Columbus Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Iowa by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Columbus Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.100.41
This chart display the diversity score of Columbus Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Columbus Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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 Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChariton Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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