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North Columbia Elementary School

Public | PK-5

 
 

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4 stars

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Posted May 1, 2012

This school is Columbia County's best kept secret! The teachers are wonderful. The technology is fantastic. The curriculum is challenging. The administration is great. My children are getting a good education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 5, 2011

North Columbia is the best Columbia County school out there. My child attended one of the other Columbia County Elementary and by far this school out ranks them all. You can't appreciate this school unless you've been to one of the others. This school is not just about education but about you and your family. Thumbs up to you North Columbia, I appreciate all you do.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 20, 2010

We loved this school! My son attended preK-half of 1st grade before we moved and we miss the close family atmosphere! The teachers are wonderful and love their kids. Yeah, it isn't the newest, prettiest school but there's lots of love and quality education and great values!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 12, 2008

this school is pretty good. its not the nicest looking not the cleanest, but it does have some of the best teachers and asministration.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 10, 2008

Awesome school. Great kids, teachers and administration.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 15, 2004

This school has wonderful opportunities for students. The enrichment teachers make vital contributions to enhance the classroom learning as well as providing extra-curricular activities for students after school. My children love learning at NCE!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 9, 2003

This is a school with a family type atmosphere. The teachers are well qalified for there positions and relate well to all students. There are no incedences of student violence among the older students and they relate well with teachers and parents.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 86% in 2010.

58 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2010.

58 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
91%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2010.

58 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 85% in 2010.

62 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
95%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2010.

62 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
98%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 91% in 2010.

62 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
98%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 88% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
95%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
92%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
97%
Science

The state average for Science was 78% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
97%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 83% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
94%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 90% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
98%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
98%
Science

The state average for Science was 83% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
95%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 94% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
98%
Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
92%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
98%
Science

The state average for Science was 80% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
98%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2012.

67 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
85%

2009

 
 
93%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Middle Grades Writing Assessment (MGWA) to students in grades 5 and 8. The MGWA is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 88% 44%
Black 8% 37%
Two or more races 2% 3%
Hispanic 1% 12%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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2874 Ray Owens Rd
Appling, GA 30802
Phone: (706) 541-1158

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