Columbus Elementary School



Columbus Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Columbus Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 36
K 25
1 33
2 29
3 31
4 24
5 31
6 25
7 27
8 25
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Columbus Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 286 students in grades 1st through 12th. Columbus Elementary School is the 1,853rd largest public school in Illinois and the 42,381st largest nationally. It has 23.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 286
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 12.19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,381st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,853rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,289th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,161st out of 2,345

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Columbus Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 156
(55%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 130
(45%)
147,201
(50%)

Columbus Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 160
(56%)
27,560
(9%)
 Hispanic 101
(35%)
136,780
(46%)
 Black 18
(6%)
117,242
(39%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
4,546
(2%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,030
(0%)

Columbus Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 196
(69%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 72
(25%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(6%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Columbus Elementary School is ranked 1,082nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbus Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.8%) is higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 260
2006 290
2007 294
2008 327
2009 332
2010 331
2011 304
2012 286

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 19.3
2007 19.6
2008 19.2
2009 19.5
2010 22.1
2011 23.4
2012 23.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91923076923077
2006 0.96206896551724
2007 0.76190476190476
2008 0.81651376146789
2009 0.9066265060241
2010 0.76132930513595
2011 0.80263157894737
2012 0.74825174825175

Compare Columbus Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,350.0% 23.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 74.8%
 

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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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