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For the 2021 school year, there is 1 public school serving 430 students in Columbia School District. Columbia School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Connecticut.
The top ranked public school in Columbia School District is Horace W. Porter School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public school in Columbia School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 57% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameColumbia School District
School District Websitehttp://www.hwporter.org
School District Phone Number(860) 228-9493
School District Grades OfferedPK - 08
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CT)
# of Schools1 School1,030 Schools
# of Students430 Students519,520 Students
# of Teachers42 Teachers42,516 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1

District Comparison

Columbia School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 198 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#121 out of 201 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Columbia   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Columbia   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
57%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Columbia   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.180.64
# of American Indian Studentsn/a1,370 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students1 Student26,997 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
5%
# of Hispanic Students29 Students127,608 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
25%
# of Black Students6 Students65,685 Students
% Black Students
2%
13%
# of White Students388 Students280,236 Students
% White Students
90%
54%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a640 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students6 Students16,984 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:3014,219
# of Students in Kindergarten:4935,897
# of Students in 1st Grade:4236,454
# of Students in 2nd Grade:3736,436
# of Students in 3rd Grade:3637,652
# of Students in 4th Grade:4538,502
# of Students in 5th Grade:4639,829
# of Students in 6th Grade:4439,247
# of Students in 7th Grade:5539,751
# of Students in 8th Grade:4639,847
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 42,608
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 40,348
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 39,804
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 38,926
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $32,858 is higher than the state median of $22,339. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $32,765 is higher than the state median of $20,069. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (CT)
Total Revenue$14 MM$33 MM
This chart display total revenue of Columbia   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$14 MM$30 MM
This chart display total spending of Columbia   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$32,858$22,339
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Columbia   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$32,765$20,069
This chart display average spending per public school student in Columbia   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Columbia School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Horace W. Porter School Math: 46% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3 Schoolhouse Road
    Columbia, CT 06237
    (860) 228-9493

    Grades: PK-8 | 430 students
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