Columbus Elementary School

  • Columbus Elementary School serves 401 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Columbus Elementary School's student population of 401 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2019)
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students401 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Columbus Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Columbus Elementary School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#273 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
9%
17%
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White
81%
49%
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Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 IL.
Diversity Score0.330.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEdwardsville CUSD 7 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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  • Edwardsville N O Nelson Elementary School Magnet School
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    1.0 miles
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  • Edwardsville Leclaire Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-2 | 346 students
    1.3 miles
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  • Edwardsville District 7 Alternative School Magnet School
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    2.2 miles
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