Columbia Elementary



Columbia Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Columbia Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 39
1 47
2 41
3 37
4 44
5 39
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Columbia Elementary is a public elementary school located in Joplin, MO in the Joplin School District. It enrolls 247 students in grades 1st through 12th. Columbia Elementary is the 880th largest public school in Missouri and the 45,685th largest nationally. It has 13.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 247
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.39
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,685th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Missouri: 880th out of 1,262
Student/Teacher Rank in Missouri: 556th out of 1,258
Full Time Teacher Rank in Missouri: 903rd out of 1,258

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Columbia Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 132
(53%)
2,857
(51%)
 Female 115
(47%)
2,697
(49%)

Columbia Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 200
(81%)
4,307
(78%)
 Hispanic 16
(6%)
426
(8%)
 Two or More 12
(5%)
332
(6%)
 Black 8
(3%)
238
(4%)
 American Indian 7
(3%)
122
(2%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
66
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
63
(1%)

Columbia Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 132
(53%)
3,042
(55%)
 Not Eligible 107
(43%)
2,140
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(3%)
372
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,252 ranked schools in Missouri, Columbia Elementary is ranked 757th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbia Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 53.2%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 280
2006 278
2007 262
2008 266
2009 255
2010 269
2011 270
2012 242
2013 238
2014 227
2015 247

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 16.6
2007 14.9
2008 14.9
2009 14.3
2010 15.6
2011 16
2012 13.6
2013 13.8
2014 11.9
2015 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51428571428571
2006 0.49640287769784
2007 0.53435114503817
2008 0.56390977443609
2009 0.55686274509804
2010 0.57992565055762
2011 0.55185185185185
2012 0.56198347107438
2013 0.59243697478992
2014 0.58149779735683
2015 0.5668016194332

Compare Columbia Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,356.8% 13.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 56.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Columbia Elementary
Joplin, MO
Public KG - 05 247 13.4:1  
North Middle School
Joplin, MO
Public 06 - 08 529 11.9:1 1 miles
West Central Elementary
Joplin, MO
Public KG - 05 218 12.8:1 1 miles
Mckinley Elementary
Joplin, MO
Public PK - 05 506 14:1 2 miles
Royal Heights Elementary
Joplin, MO
Public KG - 05 254 15:1 2 miles
St Peters Middle School
Joplin, MO
Private 06 - 08 71 9:1 2 miles
Jefferson Elementary
Joplin, MO
Public KG - 05 250 12.3:1 2 miles
Martin Luther School
Joplin, MO
Private PK - 08 120 7:1 3 miles
Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School
Joplin, MO
Private PK - 12 321 7:1 3 miles
Irving Elementary
Joplin, MO
Public KG - 05 503 12.6:1 3 miles
Kelsey Norman Elementary
Joplin, MO
Public KG - 05 252 14.9:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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