Columbus Avenue



Columbus Avenue Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Columbus Avenue Students by Grade
PK 0
K 120
1 102
2 76
3 111
4 93
5 80
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Columbus Avenue is a public elementary school located in Van Nuys, CA in the Los Angeles Unf School District. It enrolls 582 students in grades 1st through 12th. Columbus Avenue is the 2,402nd largest public school in California and the 14,556th largest nationally. It has 23.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 582
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,556th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,402nd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,430th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,012th out of 6,159

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Columbus Avenue Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 315
(54%)
239,075
(51%)
 Female 267
(46%)
227,963
(49%)

Columbus Avenue Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 513
(88%)
345,197
(74%)
 Asian 24
(4%)
27,887
(6%)
 White 22
(4%)
45,323
(10%)
 Black 13
(2%)
43,431
(9%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
1,939
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
1,764
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1,497
(0%)

Columbus Avenue Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 291
(50%)
189,940
(41%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 286
(49%)
256,262
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(1%)
20,836
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Columbus Avenue is ranked 2,921st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbus Avenue students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Columbus Avenue Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 682
2006 609
2007 638
2008 625
2009 603
2010 545
2011 564
2012 582

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.9
2006 19
2007 17.2
2008 18.9
2009 20.8
2010 N/A
2011 22.6
2012 23.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90762463343109
2006 0.90968801313629
2007 0.92163009404389
2008 0.9168
2009 0.92703150912106
2010 0.92110091743119
2011 0.20035460992908
2012 0.5

Compare Columbus Avenue to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,330.0% 23.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 50.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Columbus Avenue
Van Nuys, CA
Public KG - 05 582 23.3:1  
Childrens Community School
Van Nuys, CA
Private KG - 06 118 8:1 1 miles
Valley School
Van Nuys, CA
Private PK - 08 160 8:1 1 miles
Sylvan Park Elementary
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Public KG - 05 868 23.5:1 1 miles
St Elisabeth School
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Private PK - 08 245 19:1 1 miles
Valerio Street Elementary
Van Nuys, CA
Public KG - 05 980 24.5:1 1 miles
Ararat Charter
Van Nuys, CA
Public KG - 05 317 22.4:1 1 miles
Bassett Street Elementary
Van Nuys, CA
Public KG - 05 864 24.7:1 1 miles
Pinecrest Schools - Van Nuys
Van Nuys, CA
Private PK - 08 292 11:1 2 miles
A B C Little School
Van Nuys, CA
Private PK - 01 80 12:1 2 miles
Emek Hebrew Academy Teichman Family Torah Center
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Private PK - 08 498 10:1 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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