St Columba School

  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 240
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  • Address
  • 1801 E 3rd Ave
  • Durango, CO 81301
  • Phone
  • (970) 247-5527
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School Description

St Columba School enrolls 240 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-8. It is located in Durango, CO, which is a medium sized city with a median household income of $34,892.

School Operational Details
  • Students Have Access to a Library or Media Center
School Days and Hours
  • School Days Per Year: 178
    Note: Kindergarten Operates Five Days Per Week
  • School Hours Per Day: 6
    Note: Kindergarten Operates on a Full Day Schedule
School Religious Orientation
  • Roman Catholic
    Diocese of Pueblo, CO
School Associations
  • National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
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1 review for St Columba School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on July 20, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is VERY small but doesn't have the expected environment. The kids are nasty, rude, and aggressive. You would think they would be better because it's a straight set catholic school. The curriculum is not very good either. They have two good teahers, Mrs. Siegrist, the third grade teacher, and Mrs. McAliney, she used to be the fourth grade teacher but I think she's doing 1st or 2nd now. There are no sports teams at this school except a little track...that isn't that great. They used to have a great basket ball team and coach, but the team went to high school along with the coach. This year no one wanted to play. This "playground" is made up of a small recycled tire pit with 2 swings (2 are broken), monkey bars, a little slide, a large slide that's broken. Outside this small area is a parking lot that is closed to the public during school hours. It is just a regular parking lot. This "playground" has zero grass. There are two buildings, One with k-3rd grades, a caffeteria/gym in one and the offices. The second building is across the parking lot. It has 4th through 8th grade. All grades have "lockers" (they're really just wooden cubbies...with no lockes). The 4th and 5th graders are in the classrooms. The 6th to 8th graders have theirs in the hallway. Neither of the buildings are heated.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 240
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 16.0
    Full-Time Teachers: 11
    Part-Time Teachers: 8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.3
  • Percent Minority Students: 8.8%
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 64 (26.7%)
  • Females: 176 (73.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
St Columba School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian31.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For St Columba School
  Number Percent
1st Grade229.2%
2nd Grade177.1%
3rd Grade229.2%
4th Grade197.9%
5th Grade218.8%
6th Grade239.6%
7th Grade218.8%
8th Grade114.6%
Source: CO Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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