Columbus School

455 North High St, Mount Vernon, NY 10550 | (914) 358-2700
  • Grades: PK-6
  • Student Enrollment: 587
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 455 N High St, Mount Vernon, NY 10550
  • Principal or Admin: Peter Ragaglia
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 587
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 41.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 273 (46.5%)
  • Females: 303 (51.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 98 (16.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 395 (67.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 493 (84.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Columbus School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black26044.3%
Asian50.9%
Hispanic26845.7%
White427.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Columbus School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten376.3%
Kindergarten7612.9%
1st Grade6711.4%
2nd Grade6911.8%
3rd Grade9215.7%
4th Grade6010.2%
5th Grade10417.7%
6th Grade8214.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
94.0%
District:
90.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
13.0%
District:
12.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
17.0%
District:
14.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
40.0%
District:
29.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
36.0%
District:
43.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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