Columbia Central School



Columbia Central School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Columbia Central School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 158
7 180
8 167
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Columbia Central School is a public elementary school located in Steger, IL in the Steger School District 194. It enrolls 505 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 8.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 505
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 59.85

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Columbia Central School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 256
(51%)
731
(49%)
 Male 249
(49%)
766
(51%)

Columbia Central School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 241
(48%)
659
(44%)
 Hispanic 112
(22%)
357
(24%)
 Black 109
(22%)
316
(21%)
 Two or More 36
(7%)
144
(10%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
16
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Columbia Central School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 318
(63%)
921
(62%)
 Not Eligible 168
(33%)
518
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(4%)
58
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Columbia Central School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.7%) is slightly 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.

Columbia Central School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 498
2006 526
2007 501
2008 488
2009 518
2010 538
2011 560
2012 505

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.4
2006 13.8
2007 13.2
2008 11.4
2009 11.3
2010 13.1
2011 13.8
2012 8.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46787148594378
2006 0.47528517110266
2007 0.50099800399202
2008 0.57786885245902
2009 0.68725868725869
2010 0.66171003717472
2011 0.67142857142857
2012 0.66732673267327

Compare Columbia Central School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
840.0% 8.4:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 66.7%
 

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Columbia Central School
Steger, IL
Public 06 - 08 505 8.4:1  
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Public 04 - 06 246 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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