Columbia Elementary School



Columbia Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Columbia Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 30
K 92
1 94
2 94
3 98
4 81
5 98
6 106
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Columbia Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Palm Bay, FL in the Brevard School District. It enrolls 693 students in grades 1st through 12th. Columbia Elementary School is the 803rd largest public school in Florida and the 7,982nd largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 693
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 50
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,982nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 803rd out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 885th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 708th out of 2,205

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Columbia Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 373
(54%)
20,724
(52%)
 Female 320
(46%)
19,012
(48%)

Columbia Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 373
(54%)
24,458
(62%)
 Black 135
(19%)
6,260
(16%)
 Hispanic 127
(18%)
5,240
(13%)
 Two or More 48
(7%)
2,837
(7%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
801
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
98
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
42
(0%)

Columbia Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 476
(69%)
18,861
(47%)
 Not Eligible 153
(22%)
18,691
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 64
(9%)
2,184
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Columbia Elementary School is ranked 479th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbia Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.9%) is higher than the state average of 61.9%. 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 618
2006 543
2007 510
2008 545
2009 503
2010 610
2011 705
2012 693

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 13.2
2007 12.3
2008 12.4
2009 12.6
2010 13.7
2011 14.8
2012 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47249190938511
2006 0.59116022099448
2007 0.63921568627451
2008 0.71376146788991
2009 0.76938369781312
2010 0.76393442622951
2011 0.76170212765957
2012 0.77922077922078

Compare Columbia Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 77.9%
 

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Columbia Elementary School
Palm Bay, FL
Public PK - 06 693 13.9:1  
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Private PK - 08 210 13:1 4 miles
Covenant Christian School
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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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