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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 6 public elementary schools in Columbus School District, serving 2,684 students.
  • Public elementary school in Columbus School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Nebraska public elementary school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 52% statewide average). This district's average elementary school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Nebraska.
  • The top ranked public elementary schools in Columbus School District are Lost Creek Elementary School, West Park Elementary School and Centennial Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Nebraska public elementary school average of 35% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is more than the Nebraska public elementary school average of 14:1.

Overview

School District NameColumbus School District
School District Phone Number(402)563-7000
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NE)
# of Schools6 Schools666 Schools
# of Students2,684 Students207,135 Students
# of Teachers175 Teachers15,029 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1

District Comparison

  • Columbus School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 244 school districts in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NE)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Columbus   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Columbus   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Columbus   School District and public school graduation rate of NE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.540.53
# of American Indian Students25 Students2,902 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students20 Students6,124 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# of Hispanic Students1,113 Students39,263 Students
% Hispanic Students
41%
19%
# of Black Students30 Students14,401 Students
% Black Students
1%
7%
# of White Students1,453 Students135,487 Students
% White Students
54%
66%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student298 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students42 Students8,660 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:19912,566
# of Students in Kindergarten:27923,048
# of Students in 1st Grade:22822,902
# of Students in 2nd Grade:31123,568
# of Students in 3rd Grade:26024,184
# of Students in 4th Grade:29724,178
# of Students in 5th Grade:28422,561
# of Students in 6th Grade:27923,678
# of Students in 7th Grade:25815,132
# of Students in 8th Grade:28915,318
# of Students in 9th Grade: - -
# of Students in 10th Grade: - -
# of Students in 11th Grade: - -
# of Students in 12th Grade: - -
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,525 in this school district is less than the state average of $14,800. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,430 is less than the state average of $13,718. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NE)
Total Revenue$39 MM$5 MM
This chart display total revenue of Columbus   School District and average revenue for each school distric in NE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$38 MM$5 MM
This chart display total spending of Columbus   School District and average spending for each school distric in NE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,525$14,800
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Columbus   School District and average revenue per public school student in NE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,430$13,718
This chart display average spending per public school student in Columbus   School District and average spending per public school student in NE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Columbus School District Public Elementary Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Centennial Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 50%
    500 Centennial St
    Columbus, NE 68602
    (402)563-8180

    Grades: PK-4 | 391 students
  • Columbus Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 43%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2200 26th St
    Columbus, NE 68602
    (402)563-7060

    Grades: 5-8 | 1,110 student
  • Emerson Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2410 20th St
    Columbus, NE 68602
    (402)563-7030

    Grades: PK-4 | 261 students
  • Lost Creek Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 30%
    3772 33rd Ave
    Columbus, NE 68602
    (402)563-7045

    Grades: PK-4 | 373 students
  • North Park Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2200 31st St
    Columbus, NE 68602
    (402)563-7070

    Grades: PK-4 | 309 students
  • West Park Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 50%
    4100 Adamy St
    Columbus, NE 68602
    (402)563-7075

    Grades: PK-4 | 240 students
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