Columbia Elementary School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Columbia Elementary School
Columbia Elementary School is a public school located in the heart of the city of Columbia, South Carolina. It is part of the Richland County School District and serves students in kindergarten through fifth grade.
At Columbia Elementary School, students are provided with a safe and nurturing learning environment that allows them to reach their full potential. The school offers a wide range of programs and activities, including art, music, physical education, and technology classes. Additionally, students can participate in extracurricular activities such as chess club, robotics, and student council.
Columbia Elementary School is committed to providing an excellent education to its students. The school’s dedicated staff works hard to ensure that all students receive the best possible education. The school also offers a variety of support services, including counseling, tutoring, and a parent-teacher organization.
Columbia Elementary School is a great place for students to learn and grow. With its commitment to excellence, its supportive staff, and its wide range of programs and activities, it is a great place for students to thrive.
667 Balch Road
Madison, AL 35758
PreK – 5
Overview Columbia Elementary School
Columbia Elementary School serves 844 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Columbia Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Columbia Elementary School
Columbia Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Columbia Elementary School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.