Columbus Elementary School
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.
Columbus Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
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.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
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
State Level (NM)
Overall Testing Rank
#191 out of 742 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (04-05)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education
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