Columbia Junior High School



Columbia Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Columbia Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 248
9 273
10 1
11 0
12 2

Columbia Junior High School is a public high school of the Fife School District located in Tacoma, WA. It has 524 students in grades 8th through 9th. Columbia Junior High School is the 230th largest public high school in Washington and the 10,273rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.4 to 1.

Total Students: 524
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.67

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Columbia Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 271
(52%)
667
(51%)
 Female 253
(48%)
652
(49%)

Columbia Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 288
(55%)
762
(58%)
 Hispanic 90
(17%)
222
(17%)
 Two or More 68
(13%)
143
(11%)
 Asian 41
(8%)
90
(7%)
 Black 15
(3%)
47
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 14
(3%)
42
(3%)
 American Indian 8
(2%)
13
(1%)

Columbia Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 277
(53%)
746
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 207
(40%)
459
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(8%)
114
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Columbia Junior High School is ranked 191st out of 0 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbia Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 40.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 Junior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 539
2006 554
2007 580
2008 529
2009 527
2010 539
2011 548
2012 524

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.5
2006 21.5
2007 20.1
2008 18.4
2009 20.6
2010 21
2011 21.1
2012 20.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31725417439703
2006 0.30685920577617
2007 0.32068965517241
2008 0.33837429111531
2009 0.33586337760911
2010 0.39146567717996
2011 0.43430656934307
2012 0.47137404580153

Compare Columbia Junior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,947.5% 19.5:1
 
2,040.0% 20.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 47.1%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Columbia Junior High School
Tacoma, WA
Public 08 - 09 524 20.4:1  
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Public 10 - 12 761 22.6:1 1 miles
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