Columbus Magnet School



Columbus Magnet School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Columbus Magnet School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 69
1 46
2 45
3 57
4 57
5 54
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Columbus Magnet School is a public elementary school located in Norwalk, CT in the Norwalk School District. It enrolls 328 students in grades 1st through 12th. Columbus Magnet School is the 474th largest public school in Connecticut and the 38,723rd largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 328
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.06

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Columbus Magnet School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 176
(54%)
3,735
(48%)
 Male 152
(46%)
4,088
(52%)

Columbus Magnet School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 150
(46%)
2,749
(35%)
 Black 79
(24%)
1,464
(19%)
 Hispanic 62
(19%)
3,080
(39%)
 Asian 32
(10%)
412
(5%)
 Two or More 5
(2%)
107
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Columbus Magnet School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 223
(68%)
3,943
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 88
(27%)
3,143
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(5%)
737
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Columbus Magnet School is ranked 310th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbus Magnet School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 40.2%. 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 Magnet School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 377
2006 352
2007 356
2008 339
2009 348
2010 326
2011 310
2012 328

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 16.1
2007 15.7
2008 12.7
2009 14.7
2010 14.1
2011 13.4
2012 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22015915119363
2006 0.11363636363636
2007 0.20786516853933
2008 0.19174041297935
2009 0.23563218390805
2010 0.24846625766871
2011 0.31612903225806
2012 0.32012195121951

Compare Columbus Magnet School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.0%
 
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Columbus Magnet School
Norwalk, CT
Public KG - 05 328 15.6:1  
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Public PK - 08 233 14.9:1 1 miles
Brookside Elementary School
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Nathan Hale Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 610 12.1:1 2 miles
Jefferson Magnet School
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Public KG - 05 579 14.8:1 2 miles
Anchor Academy
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Private KG - 09 63 10:1 2 miles
Roton Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 445 10.3:1 2 miles
Marvin Elementary School
Norwalk, CT
Public PK - 05 484 14.7:1 2 miles
Winston Preparatory School
Norwalk, CT
Private 04 - 12 91 3:1 3 miles
All Saints Catholic School
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Private PK - 08 514 16:1 3 miles
Rowayton School
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Public KG - 05 461 14.4:1 3 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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