Columbia Elementary



Columbia Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Columbia Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 65
1 70
2 72
3 67
4 74
5 91
6 101
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Columbia Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bakersfield, CA in the Fruitvale Elementary School District. It enrolls 540 students in grades 1st through 12th. Columbia Elementary is the 2,891st largest public school in California and the 17,886th largest nationally. It has 21.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 540
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,886th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,891st out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,430th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,972nd out of 6,159

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Columbia Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 292
(54%)
1,301
(51%)
 Female 248
(46%)
1,226
(49%)

Columbia Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 293
(54%)
1,350
(53%)
 Hispanic 176
(33%)
861
(34%)
 Asian 34
(6%)
127
(5%)
 Two or More 23
(4%)
101
(4%)
 Black 10
(2%)
60
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
25
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Columbia Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 488
(90%)
2,374
(94%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 52
(10%)
153
(6%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Columbia Elementary is ranked 5,320th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbia Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (9.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 58.5%. 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.

Columbia Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 583
2006 526
2007 503
2008 560
2009 539
2010 537
2011 552
2012 540

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 18.5
2007 17.1
2008 19
2009 22.5
2010 N/A
2011 22.8
2012 21.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28130360205832
2006
2007 0.38369781312127
2008 0.30535714285714
2009 0.35807050092764
2010 0.38175046554935
2011 0.78442028985507
2012 0.096296296296296

Compare Columbia Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,140.0% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 9.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Columbia Elementary
Bakersfield, CA
Public KG - 06 540 21.4:1  
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Public KG - 06 696 23.6:1 1 miles
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Quailwood Elementary
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Public KG - 06 360 21.6:1 2 miles
Little Red School House
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Private PK - 01 143 12:1 3 miles
Stockdale Christian Schools
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Private PK - 08 762 17:1 3 miles
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Public KG - 06 558 25.7:1 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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