Columbia Elementary



Columbia Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Columbia Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 144
1 163
2 166
3 152
4 126
5 129
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Columbia Elementary is a public elementary school located in Lancaster, CA in the Eastside Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 880 students in grades 1st through 12th. Columbia Elementary is the 446th largest public school in California and the 2,486th largest nationally. It has 23.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 880
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.01
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,486th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 446th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,689th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 339th out of 6,159

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Columbia Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 449
(51%)
1,729
(51%)
 Female 431
(49%)
1,657
(49%)

Columbia Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 519
(59%)
2,063
(61%)
 Black 224
(25%)
825
(24%)
 White 83
(9%)
349
(10%)
 Two or More 29
(3%)
64
(2%)
 Asian 20
(2%)
67
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
9
(0%)

Columbia Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 639
(73%)
2,522
(74%)
 Not Eligible 183
(21%)
652
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 58
(7%)
212
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Columbia Elementary is ranked 385th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbia Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.2%) is 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 562
2006 778
2007 799
2008 782
2009 820
2010 851
2011 858
2012 880

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.4
2006 22.2
2007 19
2008 20.8
2009 21
2010 N/A
2011 22.6
2012 23.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.84519572953737
2006 0.8586118251928
2007 0.89612015018773
2008 0.70332480818414
2009 0.7890243902439
2010 0.84606345475911
2011 0.7027972027972
2012 0.79204545454545

Compare Columbia Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,380.0% 23.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 79.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 880 23.8:1  
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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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