Columbus Elementary School



Columbus Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Columbus Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 5
K 52
1 54
2 36
3 48
4 51
5 56
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Columbus Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Columbus, MT in the Columbus Elementary School District. It enrolls 302 students in grades 1st through 12th. Columbus Elementary School is the 101st largest public school in Montana and the 41,043rd largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 302
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 41,043rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 101st out of 425
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 335th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 105th out of 424

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Columbus Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 158
(52%)
215
(49%)
 Male 144
(48%)
224
(51%)

Columbus Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 279
(92%)
399
(91%)
 American Indian 9
(3%)
12
(3%)
 Hispanic 9
(3%)
19
(4%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
3
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Columbus Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 247
(82%)
358
(82%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 42
(14%)
60
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(4%)
21
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 342 ranked schools in Montana, Columbus Elementary School is ranked 195th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbus Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 46.2%. 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.

Columbus Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 264
2006 274
2007 282
2008 270
2009 279
2010 289
2011 302
2012 302

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 16.8
2007 14.8
2008 14.2
2009 14.3
2010 14.8
2011 15.5
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22727272727273
2006 0.21897810218978
2007 0.19858156028369
2008 0.12592592592593
2009 0.21505376344086
2010 0.2076124567474
2011 0.21523178807947
2012 0.18211920529801

Compare Columbus Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.2% 13.4:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.2%
 
State Average 46.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Columbus Elementary School
Columbus, MT
Public PK - 05 302 15.9:1  
Columbus Middle School
Columbus, MT
Public 06 - 08 137 14.6:1 1 miles
Absarokee School
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Public PK - 06 127 12:1 13 miles
Park City School
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Public PK - 06 224 14.5:1 17 miles
Joliet School
Joliet, MT
Public PK - 06 183 12.8:1 18 miles
Roberts School
Roberts, MT
Public PK - 06 62 9.4:1 20 miles
Fromberg School
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Public PK - 06 61 10:1 24 miles
Bridger Elementary School
Bridger, MT
Public PK - 06 111 12.6:1 29 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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