Columbus Magnet 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: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
46 Concord Street
Norwalk, CT 06854
Phone
(203) 899-2840
District
NORWALK SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
FAIRFIELD COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
342
Classroom Teachers
20

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Connecticut

5

(10 is best)

Better than 43.0% of CT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

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

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 43 54
Proficiency in Reading 41 54
Proficiency in Math 44 55

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 57 53
Proficiency in Reading 56 55
Proficiency in Math 58 52

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 49 52
Proficiency in Reading 63 59
Proficiency in Math 35 45

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.10
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.58
AVG FOR STATE 12.68
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 42 12.3%
Grade 1 66 19.3%
Grade 2 63 18.4%
Grade 3 66 19.3%
Grade 4 62 18.1%
Grade 5 43 12.6%
Total 342 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 42.3% 31.3% 56.5%
Black 23.9% 17.3% 13.2%
Hispanic 29.3% 46.0% 24.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.2% 5.2% 5.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.3% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 40.9% 51.6% 34.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 31.6% 43.5% 30.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.4% 8.1% 4.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 88,537 3,588,184
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3,890.0 739
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.8% 5.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.4% 19.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 34.4% 31.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.2% 28.7%
65 OR OLDER 14.2% 16.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 33,385 1,361,755
Single Parent Households With Children 10.4% 9.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 87.3% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 41.1% 38.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 23.6% 19.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.9% 17.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.3% 12.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.2% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 12.8% 14.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.4% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 7.7% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $12,638 $142,885,228 60.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,357 $15,342,242 6.5%
Staff $124 $1,401,944 0.6%
General Administration $101 $1,141,906 0.5%
School Administration $1,091 $12,334,846 5.2%
Operation $1,466 $16,574,596 7.0%
Transportation $744 $8,411,664 3.6%
Other $1,335 $15,093,510 6.4%
Total Support $6,218 $70,300,708 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,045 $23,120,770 9.8%
Total Expenditures $20,901 $236,306,706 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,031 $5,894,537,937 53.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,197 $639,653,047 5.8%
Staff $587 $313,640,423 2.9%
General Administration $413 $220,720,361 2.0%
School Administration $1,083 $578,570,934 5.3%
Operation $1,607 $858,657,889 7.8%
Transportation $921 $492,088,576 4.5%
Other $480 $256,462,544 2.3%
Total Support $6,287 $3,359,722,377 30.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,237 $1,729,571,900 15.7%
Total Expenditures $20,554 $10,983,888,036 100.0%
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%