PROFICIENCY 40% 5% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
40%Columbia Union

Columbia Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "Columbia Union" in Columbia, CA. There are a total of 551 students and 24 teachers at Columbia Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 262 free lunch students and 72 reduced lunch students.

Columbia Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 40.0%, which is 5% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch262
Reduced lunch72


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 Columbia Elementary, 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

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

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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Columbia Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 22.3% 22.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.3% 0.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.7% 0.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.2% 1.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 75.4% 75.3% 3.1% 3.1%

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Columbia demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)46523291
Median age44.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%52%55%
Speak English96%56%79%
Speak Spanish2%29%13%

Education level achieved in Columbia

Completed 8th grade88.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school88.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college66.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.7%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Columbia Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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