Columbus School



Columbus School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Columbus School Students by Grade
PK 52
K 110
1 135
2 117
3 125
4 92
5 76
6 44
7 53
8 48
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Columbus School is a public elementary school located in Bridgeport, CT in the Bridgeport School District. It enrolls 852 students in grades 1st through 12th. Columbus School is the 12th largest public school in Connecticut and the 3,203rd largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 852
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.8

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Columbus School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 432
(51%)
8,223
(52%)
 Female 420
(49%)
7,485
(48%)

Columbus School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 491
(58%)
8,031
(51%)
 Black 298
(35%)
5,301
(34%)
 White 48
(6%)
1,748
(11%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
101
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
410
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
18
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
99
(1%)

Columbus School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 852
(100%)
15,427
(98%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
281
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Columbus School is ranked 5th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbus School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.1%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 916
2006 839
2007 763
2008 629
2009 682
2010 666
2011 523
2012 877
2013 886
2014 861
2015 852

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 17.9
2007 14.5
2008 11.2
2009 14.5
2010 13.7
2011 11.8
2012 15
2013 15.5
2014 16.2
2015 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.89410480349345
2006 0.97377830750894
2007 0.99606815203145
2008 0.99523052464229
2009 0.99560117302053
2010 0.9954954954955
2011 0.9942638623327
2012 0.99657924743444
2013 0.99661399548533
2014 1
2015 1

Compare Columbus School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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