Columbus School



Columbus School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Columbus School Students by Grade
PK 49
K 170
1 132
2 120
3 91
4 87
5 82
6 57
7 57
8 32
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Columbus School is a public elementary school located in Bridgeport, CT in the Bridgeport School District. It enrolls 877 students in grades 1st through 12th. Columbus School is the 10th largest public school in Connecticut and the 2,532nd largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 877
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 58.3

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Columbus School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 478
(55%)
8,074
(52%)
 Female 399
(45%)
7,460
(48%)

Columbus School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 532
(61%)
7,765
(50%)
 Black 303
(35%)
5,767
(37%)
 White 38
(4%)
1,454
(9%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
444
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
41
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
55
(0%)

Columbus School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 873
(100%)
15,401
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
87
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 1
(0%)
46
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Columbus School is ranked 3rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbus School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 40.2%. 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.

Columbus School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 916
2006 839
2007 763
2008 629
2009 682
2010 666
2011 523
2012 877

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 17.9
2007 14.5
2008 11.2
2009 14.5
2010 13.7
2011 11.8
2012 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.89410480349345
2006 0.97377830750894
2007 0.99606815203145
2008 0.99523052464229
2009 0.99560117302053
2010 0.9954954954955
2011 0.9942638623327
2012 0.99657924743444

Compare Columbus School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 99.7%
 

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Public PK - 08 877 15:1  
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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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