Columbus Elementary School

  • Columbus Elementary School serves 412 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Columbus Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Columbus Elementary School's student population of 412 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2019)
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students412 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Columbus Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Columbus Elementary School is 0.35, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank#165 out of 3672 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
9%
17%
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White
80%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.350.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEdwardsville CUSD 7 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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