Columbus Continuation School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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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: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
12330 Woodruff Ave.
Downey, CA 90241
Phone
(562) 904-3552
District
DOWNEY UNIFIED
County
LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Type of School
Other
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
228
Classroom Teachers
17

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

2

(10 is best)

Better than 10.2% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

1

(10 is best)

Columbus Continuation School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 3 43
Proficiency in Reading 5 55
Proficiency in Math 0 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.53
AVG FOR DISTRICT 25.01
AVG FOR STATE 23.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 0 0.0%
Grade 10 1 0.4%
Grade 11 48 21.1%
Grade 12 179 78.5%
Total 228 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 6.1% 4.8% 25.0%
Black 2.6% 2.8% 5.9%
Hispanic 89.9% 89.3% 56.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.4% 2.7% 12.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.9% 0.4% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 69.7% 69.1% 57.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 57.0% 52.5% 48.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.7% 16.6% 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 122,867 39,536,653
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 8,890.8 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.4% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.7% 19.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 37.1% 35.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.2% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 11.6% 13.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 35,487 12,888,128
Single Parent Households With Children 15.6% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 77.2% 82.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 21.9% 32.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 11.8% 17.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.3% 15.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.5% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 20.3% 16.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.5% 15.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.4% 12.6%
$15,000 or less 7.2% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,865 $177,599,565 62.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $684 $15,445,404 5.4%
Staff $281 $6,345,261 2.2%
General Administration $127 $2,867,787 1.0%
School Administration $725 $16,371,225 5.7%
Operation $867 $19,577,727 6.8%
Transportation $118 $2,664,558 0.9%
Other $501 $11,313,081 3.9%
Total Support $3,303 $74,585,043 26.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,511 $34,119,891 11.9%
Total Expenditures $12,680 $286,327,080 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,754 $42,072,563,139 50.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $660 $4,109,759,938 4.9%
Staff $678 $4,223,588,529 5.0%
General Administration $131 $816,243,878 1.0%
School Administration $745 $4,643,247,838 5.5%
Operation $1,069 $6,656,800,206 7.9%
Transportation $248 $1,545,160,414 1.8%
Other $590 $3,675,538,573 4.4%
Total Support $4,121 $25,669,582,774 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,646 $16,479,764,511 19.6%
Total Expenditures $13,521 $84,221,660,396 100.0%
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%