Columbia Middle School



Columbia Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Columbia Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 311
7 302
8 300
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Columbia Middle School is a public elementary school located in Decatur, GA in the Dekalb County School District. It enrolls 913 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 913
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 61.5

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Columbia Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 478
(52%)
35,553
(48%)
 Male 435
(48%)
37,848
(52%)

Columbia Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 884
(97%)
45,139
(61%)
 Hispanic 17
(2%)
13,420
(18%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
1,346
(2%)
 White 2
(0%)
8,393
(11%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
4,794
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
122
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
187
(0%)

Columbia Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 908
(99%)
52,448
(71%)
 Not Eligible 5
(1%)
18,352
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
2,601
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Columbia Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 65.3%. 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1138
2006 1020
2007 987
2008 951
2009 1107
2010 1028
2011 1157
2012 1173
2013 1014
2014 937
2015 913

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.9
2006 14
2007 15.3
2008 14.2
2009 15.8
2010 14.9
2011 16.3
2012 18.5
2013 15.6
2014 14.9
2015 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.82776801405975
2006 0.86372549019608
2007 0.83991894630192
2008 0.84437434279706
2009 0.83559168925023
2010 0.85019455252918
2011 0.87294727744166
2012 0.92156862745098
2013 0.98520710059172
2014 0.98505869797225
2015 0.99452354874042

Compare Columbia Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,431.7% 14.3:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 65.3%
 
This School 99.5%
 

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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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