Columbia High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Columbia High School
Columbia High School is a public high school located in Maplewood, New Jersey. Established in 1814, it is one of the oldest schools in the state. Columbia High School is known for its strong academic programs, diverse student body, and successful athletic teams. The school offers a wide range of courses, including math, science, English, social studies, foreign languages, and the arts. Columbia High School also offers a variety of extracurricular activities, such as student government, clubs, and sports. The school’s athletic teams have won numerous championships, including state championships in girls’ soccer, boys’ basketball, and girls’ volleyball. Columbia High School is a great place for students to learn, grow, and prepare for the future.
300 Explorer Boulevard
Huntsville, AL 35806
9 – 12
Overview Columbia High School
Columbia High School serves 898 students in grades 9-12.
Columbia High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Columbia High School
Columbia High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 High School is 0.67, 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.