Columbus Elementary School

7450 Altura Rd. Se
Columbus, NM 88029
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 488 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Columbus Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 24%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 34%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 488 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in NM
  • : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Columbus Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

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School Overview

Columbus Elementary School's student population of 488 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
488 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Columbus Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 810 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Columbus Elementary School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NM)
#697 out of 810 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Columbus Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
14%
24%
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 New Mexico by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
13%
34%
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 New Mexico by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
10-14%
33%
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Columbus Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New Mexico by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
12%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
99%
62%
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Black
n/a
2%
White
1%
21%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Columbus Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NM.
0.02
This chart display the diversity score of Columbus Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New Mexico by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
74%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (04-05)
1%
10%
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 New Mexico by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Columbus Elementary School's ranking?
Columbus Elementary School is ranked #697 out of 810 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Mexico.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% NM state average), while 13% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 34% NM state average).
How many students attend Columbus Elementary School?
488 students attend Columbus Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
99% of Columbus Elementary School students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Columbus Elementary School?
Columbus Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What grades does Columbus Elementary School offer ?
Columbus Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Columbus Elementary School part of?
Columbus Elementary School is part of Deming Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 488 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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