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
9 526
10 499
11 429
12 424
UG 16

Columbia High School is a public high school of the South Orange-Maplewood School District located in Maplewood, NJ. It has 1,894 students in grades 9th through 12th. Columbia High School is the 43rd largest public high school in New Jersey and the 1,907th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,894
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 147.2

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Columbia High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 984
(52%)
984
(52%)
 Male 910
(48%)
910
(48%)

Columbia High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 851
(45%)
851
(45%)
 White 838
(44%)
838
(44%)
 Hispanic 108
(6%)
108
(6%)
 Asian 74
(4%)
74
(4%)
 Two or More 17
(1%)
17
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)

Columbia High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,431
(76%)
1,431
(76%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 362
(19%)
362
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 101
(5%)
101
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Columbia High School is ranked 108th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbia High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 34.7%. 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 1999
2006 1929
2007 1864
2008 1856
2009 1866
2010 1797
2011 1858
2012 1856
2013 1841
2014 1913
2015 1894

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13
2006 13
2007 14.7
2008 13.3
2009 12.8
2010 12.7
2011 11.6
2012 11.9
2013 11.7
2014 13.1
2015 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18709354677339
2006 0.17573872472784
2007 0.2049356223176
2008 0.203125
2009 0.22454448017149
2010 0.22481914301614
2011 0.23519913885899
2012 0.26185344827586
2013 0.2607278652906
2014 0.2472556194459
2015 0.24445617740232

Compare Columbia High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.4%
 
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,894 12.9:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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