255 Blatchley Ave.
New Haven, CT 06513
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Columbus Family Academy serves 495 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8(No Virtual Instruction)
Total Students
495 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
[Schools Closed] - Memorial Day
May 30, 2022 (Monday)
[Schools Closed] - In observance of Juneteenth
June 20, 2022 (Monday)

School Rankings

Columbus Family Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#866 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
94%
25%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
3%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 495 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.12 (Btm 50%)

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