Columbus Elementary School

1003 North Leavitt St, Chicago, IL 60622 | (773) 534-4350
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 332
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1003 N Leavitt St, Chicago, IL 60622
  • Principal or Admin: Joseph W Edmonds
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,392
  • Graduation Rate: 63.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 16.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.8
  • Enrolled Students: 406,068

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 332
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 17.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 182 (54.8%)
  • Females: 150 (45.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 39 (11.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 262 (78.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 301 (90.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Columbus Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black236.9%
Asian51.5%
Hispanic14644.0%
White15847.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Columbus Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten3410.2%
Kindergarten309.0%
1st Grade329.6%
2nd Grade288.4%
3rd Grade319.3%
4th Grade288.4%
5th Grade319.3%
6th Grade4313.0%
7th Grade4513.6%
8th Grade309.0%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
95.8%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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2 reviews for Columbus Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 05, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i love it i read in it from PK to 4th grade and they were the best years of my education i hope there will be greater progress in the academic program and good luck.
    my teachers were ms. lobo ms. eilien
    ms. zadura ms.edwards and mr. martin and he was a friend too.
  • Reviewed by Community Member on June 16, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Great school. Great teachers.

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Columbus Elementary School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on ISAT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP Information (2010)
Making AYP For Reading Composite: Yes
Reading Composite Percentage
School:
77.1%
District:
62.1%
State:
74.4%
Making AYP For Math Composite: Yes
Math Composite Percentage
School:
85.4%
District:
70.6%
State:
80.5%

ISAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201096.4%75.9%86.4%
200978.2%72.2%85.2%
200883.9%70.2%85.1%
 
Reading Test
201075.0%57.8%73.7%
200971.0%56.4%72.2%
200859.2%54.6%71.8%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201084.0%76.3%85.9%
200981.8%75.2%85.8%
200872.2%70.6%84.6%
 
Reading Test
201075.0%59.1%73.7%
200956.3%58.8%73.8%
200867.7%57.8%73.2%
 
Science Test
201076.0%60.2%76.6%
200963.6%58.9%76.8%
200858.3%56.0%76.2%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201086.2%71.6%83.4%
200976.3%69.1%82.5%
200865.0%65.7%81.3%
 
Reading Test
201070.3%59.5%74.7%
200959.4%57.6%73.5%
200863.9%55.5%73.6%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201082.5%74.4%84.6%
200974.4%71.1%82.4%
200871.4%69.0%82.7%
 
Reading Test
201070.0%70.3%81.2%
200975.6%68.3%79.9%
200892.3%67.0%79.1%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201090.9%76.0%84.4%
200975.9%72.4%82.7%
200892.0%68.2%80.4%
 
Reading Test
201079.1%67.6%77.4%
200979.3%69.2%77.5%
200879.2%69.5%77.7%
 
Science Test
201081.8%70.6%82.4%
200972.4%64.8%79.5%
200892.0%63.2%79.2%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201076.6%76.5%83.7%
200987.5%72.8%81.7%
200876.0%69.3%80.3%
 
Reading Test
201089.3%78.1%84.1%
200991.3%77.6%83.6%
200877.2%75.0%81.4%
 
Source: IL Department of Education 2009-2010

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