Columbia Elementary School



Columbia Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Columbia Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 23
K 111
1 103
2 92
3 91
4 87
5 70
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Columbia Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Decatur, GA in the Dekalb County School District. It enrolls 577 students in grades 1st through 12th. Columbia Elementary School is the 697th largest public school in Georgia and the 14,922nd largest nationally. It has 16.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 577
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,922nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 697th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 931st out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 815th out of 1,342

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Columbia Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 293
(51%)
36,586
(51%)
 Female 284
(49%)
34,548
(49%)

Columbia Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 562
(97%)
46,258
(65%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
1,126
(2%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
10,949
(15%)
 White 3
(1%)
8,419
(12%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
111
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
4,099
(6%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
172
(0%)

Columbia Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 542
(94%)
48,857
(69%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(4%)
3,412
(5%)
 Not Eligible 14
(2%)
18,865
(27%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Columbia Elementary School is ranked 235th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbia Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.6%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 461
2006 451
2007 503
2008 596
2009 562
2010 555
2011 557
2012 577

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 13.3
2007 15.8
2008 15.8
2009 16.1
2010 16.9
2011 14.1
2012 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91540130151844
2006 0.9290465631929
2007 0.90457256461233
2008 0.93456375838926
2009 0.91281138790036
2010 0.93513513513514
2011 0.93357271095153
2012 0.97573656845754

Compare Columbia Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 97.6%
 

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Public PK - 05 577 16.3:1  
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Private PK - 08 150 10:1 2 miles
Kelley Lake Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 372 13.1:1 2 miles
Columbia Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 1,173 18.5:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 382 13.2:1 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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