Columbus Family Academy

  • Columbus Family Academy serves 495 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Columbus Family Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Columbus Family Academy's student population of 495 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students495 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Columbus Family Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Columbus Family Academy is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#897 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:112:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
94%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Columbus Family Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
3%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Columbus Family Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
3%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score0.120.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Columbus Family Academy is Amistad Academy (0.4 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Fair Haven School (0.3 miles away)
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