PROFICIENCY 17% 62% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
12%TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
12%Trenton
43%New Jersey

Columbus Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Trenton, NJ. There are a total of 334 students and 32 teachers at Columbus Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 11 to 1. There are a total of 299 free lunch students and 17 reduced lunch students.

Columbus Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 16.5%, which is 62% lower than the New Jersey average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students334
Teachers32
Student/Teacher ratio11:1
Free lunch299
Reduced lunch17

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Columbus Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All16%
310-14%
415-19%
515-19%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All15-19%
36-9%
410-14%
530-34%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Columbus Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew JerseyNational
Caucasian 3.6% 1.5% 50.3% 51.1%
African American 50.0% 54.1% 15.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.7% 9.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 45.9% 43.1% 22.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.6% 0.5% 1.5% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Paul Robeson Charter School For The Humanities17%0.4Trenton, NJ
Wilson Elementary School10%0.5Trenton, NJ
Slackwood Elementary School42%0.7Lawrenceville, NJ
Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School8%1.1Trenton, NJ
P.j. Hill Elementary9%1.2Trenton, NJ
Grant Elementary School13%1.3Trenton, NJ
Eldridge Park School55%1.4Lawrenceville, NJ
Luis Munoz-rivera Middle School7%1.4Trenton, NJ
Hedgepeth Williams Middle School14%1.5Trenton, NJ
Paul S. Robeson Elementary School13%1.5Trenton, NJ
Trenton Central High School - Main Campus10%1.6Trenton, NJ
Lawrence Middle School56%1.6Lawrenceville, NJ

Trenton demographics profile

StatisticTrentonNew JerseyNational
Population84,5598,915,456318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)11,180191
Median age33.739.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)36%56%55%
Speak English61%69%79%
Speak Spanish33%16%13%

Education level achieved in Trenton

IndexTrentonNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade69.1%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school66.2%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college33.5%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree15.6%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.9%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters4.3%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.5%1.3%
Source: The Columbus Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.