Columbus Elementary School (Closed 2015)

2402 South Pennsylvania Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73108
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Serving 543 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Columbus Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Oklahoma for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 76% (which was higher than the Oklahoma state average of 66%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 55% (which was lower than the Oklahoma state average of 69%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was equal to the Oklahoma state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Oklahoma state average of 54% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
543 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (OK)
(13-14)
76%
66%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Columbus Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Oklahoma by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
(13-14)
55%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Columbus Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oklahoma by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Columbus Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Oklahoma by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
3%
12%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Columbus Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Oklahoma by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Columbus Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Oklahoma by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
90%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Columbus Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Oklahoma by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
3%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Columbus Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Oklahoma by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
3%
46%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Columbus Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Oklahoma by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
12%
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 Oklahoma by year, with the latest 2021-22 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 OK.
0.19
This chart display the diversity score of Columbus Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Oklahoma by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
50%
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 Oklahoma by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 Oklahoma by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
76% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 66% OK state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% OK state average).
How many students attend Columbus Elementary School?
543 students attend Columbus Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Columbus Elementary School students are Hispanic, 3% of students are American Indian, 3% of students are Black, 3% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Columbus Elementary School?
Columbus Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Oklahoma state average of 15:1.
What grades does Columbus Elementary School offer ?
Columbus Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Columbus Elementary School part of?
Columbus Elementary School is part of Oklahoma City School District.

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