Columbia Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 6

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
667 Balch Road
Madison, AL 35758
Phone
(256) 430-2751
District
MADISON CITY
County
MADISON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
814
Classroom Teachers
46

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Alabama

10

(10 is best)

Better than 96.3% of AL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Columbia Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 78 53
Proficiency in Reading 77 48
Proficiency in Math 79 58

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 75 49
Proficiency in Reading 74 48
Proficiency in Math 75 50

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 75 46
Proficiency in Reading 80 46
Proficiency in Math 70 45

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 80 46
Proficiency in Reading 79 47
Proficiency in Math 80 46

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.76
AVG FOR DISTRICT 18.49
AVG FOR STATE 17.51
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 0 0.0%
Kindergarten 94 11.5%
Grade 1 116 14.3%
Grade 2 108 13.3%
Grade 3 117 14.4%
Grade 4 133 16.3%
Grade 5 132 16.2%
Grade 6 114 14.0%
Grade 7 0 0.0%
Grade 8 0 0.0%
Grade 9 0 0.0%
Grade 10 0 0.0%
Grade 11 0 0.0%
Grade 12 0 0.0%
Total 814 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 58.3% 63.4% 56.2%
Black 22.5% 21.3% 33.6%
Hispanic 5.3% 5.3% 7.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 12.9% 9.0% 1.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.9% 0.9% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 19.0% 21.2% 51.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.0% 17.0% 46.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.1% 4.2% 4.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 47,079 4,887,871
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,579.0 96
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.8% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.1% 19.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.7% 32.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.4% 26.4%
65 OR OLDER 10.9% 16.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 17,530 1,860,269
Single Parent Households With Children 8.5% 11.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.5% 85.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 56.6% 24.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 25.6% 8.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 21.7% 11.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.7% 11.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.0% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 12.8% 18.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.0% 17.4%
$15,000 or less 4.3% 15.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,525 $55,310,775 54.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $609 $6,096,699 6.0%
Staff $664 $6,647,304 6.6%
General Administration $180 $1,801,980 1.8%
School Administration $498 $4,985,478 4.9%
Operation $892 $8,929,812 8.8%
Transportation $345 $3,453,795 3.4%
Other $154 $1,541,694 1.5%
Total Support $3,341 $33,446,751 33.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,238 $12,393,618 12.3%
Total Expenditures $10,104 $101,151,144 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,255 $3,914,559,672 49.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $567 $422,058,201 5.4%
Staff $393 $292,831,749 3.7%
General Administration $240 $178,450,943 2.3%
School Administration $572 $426,100,145 5.4%
Operation $872 $649,636,865 8.3%
Transportation $463 $345,216,412 4.4%
Other $209 $155,448,946 2.0%
Total Support $3,315 $2,469,591,442 31.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,987 $1,480,438,584 18.8%
Total Expenditures $10,558 $7,864,664,335 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%