Columbia High School



Columbia High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Columbia High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 206
10 186
11 132
12 150

Columbia High School is a public high school of the Huntsville City School District located in Huntsville, AL. It has 674 students in grades 8th through 12th. Columbia High School is the 158th largest public high school in Alabama and the 8,430th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.7 to 1.

Total Students: 674
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.3

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Columbia High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 345
(51%)
6,684
(51%)
 Female 329
(49%)
6,427
(49%)

Columbia High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 458
(68%)
5,466
(42%)
 White 147
(22%)
6,349
(48%)
 Hispanic 34
(5%)
697
(5%)
 Two or More 15
(2%)
195
(1%)
 Asian 12
(2%)
313
(2%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
72
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
19
(0%)

Columbia High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 341
(51%)
7,180
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 288
(43%)
5,347
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(7%)
584
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Columbia High School is ranked 183rd out of 0 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbia High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 56.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Columbia High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 340
2006 445
2007 536
2008 603
2009 684
2010 718
2011 695
2012 674

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.2
2006 14.4
2007 13.3
2008 14.7
2009 14.5
2010 16.6
2011 14.8
2012 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38529411764706
2006 0.44269662921348
2007
2008 0.31177446102819
2009 0.3859649122807
2010 0.42896935933148
2011 0.42877697841727
2012 0.49406528189911

Compare Columbia High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,461.4% 14.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 49.4%
 
State Average 56.7%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Columbia High School
Huntsville, AL
Public 08 - 12 674 13.7:1  
New Century Tech Demo High School
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Pope John Paul II Catholic High School
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Madison Academy
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Private PK - 12 895 13:1 2 miles
Huntsville Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 129 9:1 2 miles
Westminster Christian Academy
Huntsville, AL
Private KG - 12 708 12:1 3 miles
Bob Jones High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,098 18.3:1 3 miles
Discovery Middle School
Madison, AL
Public 07 - 09 718 18.4:1 3 miles
Providence Classical School
Huntsville, AL
Private PK - 12 184 9:1 4 miles
Oakwood Adventist Academy
Huntsville, AL
Private KG - 12 250 12:1 4 miles
Madison Baptist Academy
Madison, AL
Private KG - 12 77 9:1 5 miles
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