N Boundry Rd
Columbus, NM 88029
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Columbus Elementary School serves 638 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Columbus Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 21%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 15:1.

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 638 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
638 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Columbus Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 742 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Columbus Elementary School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NM)
Overall Testing Rank
#191 out of 742 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
21%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
12%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
100%
60%
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Black
n/a
2%
White
n/a
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.00
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
71%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (04-05)
1%
10%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 638 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in NM
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.00 (Btm 50%)

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