Columbus School

  • Columbus School serves 843 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 5% (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 11% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Columbus School's student population of 843 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students843 students
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#949 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a13:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
53%
24%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Columbus School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
35%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Columbus School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
11%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Columbus School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.590.42
This chart display the diversity score of Columbus School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Columbus School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Columbus School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBRIDGEPORT SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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    0.3 miles
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    Bridgeport, CT 06604
    (475)225-9000
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  • Bridgeport Central High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1515 students
    0.5 miles
    1 Lincoln Blvd.
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
    (203)576-7377
    0.5 9-12 1515
  • Bridgeport Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 1044 students
    0.6 miles
    655 Stillman St.
    Bridgeport, CT 06608
    (203)338-0593
    0.6 K-12 1044
  • Bridgeport The Bridge Academy Charter School
    Grades: 7-12 | 281 students
    0.8 miles
    160 Pulaski Street
    Bridgeport, CT 06608
    (203)336-9999
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