Columbus Family Academy

  • Columbus Family Academy serves 487 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 27% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Columbus Family Academy's student population of 487 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students487 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Columbus Family Academy's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Columbus Family Academy is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#866 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:113:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
95%
24%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
4%
55%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Columbus Family Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.100.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Columbus Family Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Haven School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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