Columbus Elementary School

  • Columbus Elementary School serves 364 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Columbus Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Columbus Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • Columbus Elementary School's student population of 364 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students364 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Columbus Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Columbus Elementary School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank#258 out of 1793 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
86%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score0.260.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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 Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameForest Lake Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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