Columbia Elementary



Columbia Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Columbia Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 60
1 75
2 59
3 60
4 59
5 69
6 73
7 209
8 217
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Columbia Elementary is a public elementary school located in El Monte, CA in the El Monte City Elementary School District. It enrolls 881 students in grades 1st through 12th. Columbia Elementary is the 443rd largest public school in California and the 2,474th largest nationally. It has 18.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 881
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.99
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,474th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 443rd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 649th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 91st out of 6,159

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Columbia Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 459
(52%)
4,823
(52%)
 Female 422
(48%)
4,481
(48%)

Columbia Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 788
(89%)
7,338
(79%)
 Asian 82
(9%)
1,698
(18%)
 White 7
(1%)
206
(2%)
 Black 3
(0%)
33
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
25
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Columbia Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 752
(85%)
7,520
(81%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 65
(7%)
729
(8%)
 Not Eligible 64
(7%)
1,055
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Columbia Elementary is ranked 153rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbia Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Columbia Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1043
2006 1001
2007 942
2008 953
2009 907
2010 853
2011 873
2012 881

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.7
2006 22.4
2007 20.2
2008 19.1
2009 18.1
2010 N/A
2011 19.4
2012 18.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.89357622243528
2006 0.93306693306693
2007 0.90976645435244
2008 0.89926547743966
2009 0.92502756339581
2010 0.89449003516999
2011
2012 0.92735527809308

Compare Columbia Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,870.0% 18.7:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 92.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Columbia Elementary
El Monte, CA
Public KG - 08 881 18.7:1  
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Public KG - 06 391 29:1 1 miles
Baker Elementary
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Public KG - 05 760 29.7:1 2 miles
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Private PK - KG 94 8:1 2 miles
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Private KG - 08 138 13:1 2 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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