Columbia Elementary School



Columbia Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Columbia Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 50
1 55
2 51
3 66
4 49
5 41
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Columbia Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Hammond, IN in the School City of Hammond School District. It enrolls 312 students in grades 1st through 12th. Columbia Elementary School is the 857th largest public school in Indiana and the 40,170th largest nationally. It has 18.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 312
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,170th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 857th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 653rd out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 896th out of 1,125

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Columbia Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 170
(54%)
5,685
(49%)
 Male 142
(46%)
6,019
(51%)

Columbia Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 207
(66%)
5,791
(49%)
 Black 59
(19%)
3,293
(28%)
 White 29
(9%)
2,149
(18%)
 Two or More 17
(5%)
418
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
24
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
26
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Columbia Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 291
(93%)
8,928
(76%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(4%)
740
(6%)
 Not Eligible 9
(3%)
2,036
(17%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Columbia Elementary School is ranked 318th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbia Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.4%. 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 388
2006 380
2007 375
2008 298
2009 317
2010 309
2011 318
2012 312

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 N/A
2007 15.9
2008 15.1
2009 16.7
2010 16.1
2011 15.1
2012 18.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90979381443299
2006 0.73947368421053
2007 0.984
2008 0.97651006711409
2009 1.0441640378549
2010 0.96116504854369
2011 0.9685534591195
2012 0.97115384615385

Compare Columbia Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,840.0% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 97.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Columbia Elementary School
Hammond, IN
Public KG - 05 312 18.4:1  
Lafayette Elementary School
Hammond, IN
Public PK - 05 524 21.8:1 1 miles
City Baptist Schools
Hammond, IN
Private 01 - 12 276 20:1 1 miles
Washington Irving Elementary School
Hammond, IN
Public PK - 05 619 21.3:1 1 miles
Henry W Eggers Elementary/MD School
Hammond, IN
Public 06 - 08 753 13.7:1 2 miles
Montessori Childrens Schoolhouse
Hammond, IN
Private PK - 08 197 11:1 2 miles
St Casimir School
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Private PK - 08 282 22:1 2 miles
Nurturing Developmental & Learning Academy
Calumet City, IL
Private PK - KG 105 5:1 2 miles
Wilson Elementary School
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Public PK - 02 460 15.8:1 2 miles
St Stanislaus School
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Private PK - 08 268 24:1 2 miles
Benjamin Harrison Elementary School
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Public PK - 04 505 17.4:1 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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