PROFICIENCY 17% 48% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
14%Steger SD 194
11%Steger
31%Illinois

Columbia Central School is a school servicing grades 5 to 8 and is located in the district of "Steger SD 194" in Steger, IL. There are a total of 634 students and 49 teachers at Columbia Central School, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 468 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Columbia Central School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 16.5%, which is 48% lower than the Illinois average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students634
Teachers49
Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch468
Reduced lunch0

 

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 Central 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
All12%
3n/a
4n/a
56-9%
610-14%
76-9%
820-24%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All21%
3n/a
4n/a
515-19%
615-19%
720-24%
830-34%
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 Central School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictIllinoisNational
Caucasian 43.2% 40.4% 49.5% 51.1%
African American 24.0% 22.4% 17.5% 15.9%
Asian 1.3% 1.3% 4.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 21.7% 24.9% 24.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.2% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.8% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 8.7% 10.6% 3.0% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Steger Intermediate Center17%0.9Steger, IL
Crete Elementary School28%1.1Crete, IL
Crete-monee Sixth Grade Cntr16%1.2Crete, IL
Steger Primary Center10%1.3South Chicago Heights, IL
Crete-monee High School13%1.4Crete, IL
U S Grant Elementary School12%2.0South Chicago Heights, IL
Garfield Elementary School11%2.4Chicago Heights, IL
21st Century Primary Center30%2.6Park Forest, IL
Blackhawk Primary Center30%2.6Park Forest, IL
Balmoral Elementary School24%2.7Crete, IL
Coretta Scott King Magnet School37%2.7University Park, IL
Bloom Trail High School12%2.8Steger, IL

Steger demographics profile

StatisticStegerIllinoisNational
Population4,14312,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,62122291
Median age36.737.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%55%55%
Speak English60%77%79%
Speak Spanish37%13%13%

Education level achieved in Steger

IndexStegerIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade81.1%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school77.1%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college40.2%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree15.7%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors7.8%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters4.2%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Columbia Central School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.