School Details

Columbia Elementary School

401 Mary St, Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 736-2362
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades 4-5 & ungraded 282 students 17 students/teacher (MS avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

59%
59%
59%
68%
68%
69%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
91%
91%
89%

Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP) to test students in grades 4, 7 and 10 in writing. The MWAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above 2 on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Columbia School District average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

65%
65%
59%
72%
72%
64%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
61%
61%
63%

Mississippi Science Test (MST)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Science Test (MST) to test students in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MST is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Columbia School District average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Columbia Elementary School is a public elementary school in Columbia. 282 children attend Columbia Elementary School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 76% of the 282 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Columbia Elementary School is 17:1. Columbia Primary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 49% 49%
Black, non-Hispanic 46% 49%
Hispanic 3% 1%
Asian 2% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.7% 0.7%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.1%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 76% 73%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (10 years ago)

    Wonderful school great leadership very organized professional teachers. Always striving for excellence.

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