Columbia Elementary



Columbia Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Columbia Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 69
1 78
2 94
3 78
4 73
5 80
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Columbia Elementary is a public elementary school located in Annandale, VA in the Fairfax County Public Schools. It enrolls 472 students in grades 1st through 12th. Columbia Elementary is the 730th largest public school in Virginia and the 24,659th largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 472
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.77
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,659th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 730th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 293rd out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 589th out of 1,156

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Columbia Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 238
(50%)
49,826
(48%)
 Male 234
(50%)
53,679
(52%)

Columbia Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 150
(32%)
39,605
(38%)
 Hispanic 141
(30%)
27,592
(27%)
 Asian 86
(18%)
19,756
(19%)
 Black 76
(16%)
10,483
(10%)
 Two or More 19
(4%)
5,668
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
126
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
275
(0%)

Columbia Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 304
(64%)
72,411
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 130
(28%)
24,684
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(8%)
6,410
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Columbia Elementary is ranked 727th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbia Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.7%. 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.

Columbia Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 326
2006 315
2007 341
2008 348
2009 366
2010 412
2011 450
2012 452
2013 480
2014 471
2015 472

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.3
2006 8.4
2007 14.2
2008 13.9
2009 15.9
2010 15.5
2011 13.2
2012 13.3
2013 13.6
2014 12.6
2015 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32208588957055
2006 0.32380952380952
2007 0.30791788856305
2008 0.33045977011494
2009 0.3551912568306
2010 0.36165048543689
2011 0.36222222222222
2012 0.36283185840708
2013 0.37083333333333
2014 0.37367303609342
2015 0.35593220338983

Compare Columbia Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.6%
 
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Columbia Elementary
Annandale, VA
Public PK - 05 472 14.4:1  
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Falls Church, VA
Public PK - 05 750 13.5:1 1 miles
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St Michael School
Annandale, VA
Private PK - 08 197 12:1 2 miles
Immanuel Christian School
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Private KG - 08 372 11:1 2 miles
Oakwood School
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Private UG - UG 108 4:1 2 miles
Word of Life Christian Academy
Springfield, VA
Private PK - 08 156 8:1 2 miles
Grace Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 95 17:1 2 miles
Queen of Apostles Catholic School
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Private KG - 08 187 14:1 2 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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