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Columbus Elementary School

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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 89% in 2011.

99 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

100 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
86%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 85% in 2011.

95 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

95 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
90%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

92 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
92%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 82% in 2011.

112 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

112 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
84%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

113 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
87%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students94%
Female94%
Male94%
Black or African American85%
Asiann/a
Hispanic95%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special education100%
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)92%
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant94%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students92%
Female96%
Male88%
Black or African American85%
Asiann/a
Hispanic93%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education83%
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)92%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant92%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students82%
Female86%
Male79%
Black or African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special educationn/a
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant82%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students87%
Female86%
Male88%
Black or African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special educationn/a
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)88%
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant87%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students91%
Female94%
Male89%
Black or African American70%
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)88%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant91%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students87%
Female89%
Male84%
Black or African American65%
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special educationn/a
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant87%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students81%
Female84%
Male79%
Black or African American70%
Asiann/a
Hispanic66%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special educationn/a
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant81%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students80%
Female82%
Male78%
Black or African American55%
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special educationn/a
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant80%
Gifted/talented100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 79% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
71%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

102 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
60%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 72% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
53%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
75%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

107 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
57%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
62%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
59%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students80%
Female85%
Male76%
Black or African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic78%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special education67%
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)40%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant80%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted79%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students68%
Female60%
Male74%
Black or African American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic68%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special education22%
Not special education72%
Limited English proficient (LEP)56%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant68%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted66%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students67%
Female60%
Male74%
Black or African American47%
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special education29%
Not special education70%
Limited English proficient (LEP)20%
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant67%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted66%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students47%
Female42%
Male53%
Black or African American39%
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White51%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Special education25%
Not special education49%
Limited English proficient (LEP)0%
Proficient in English51%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant47%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted45%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students65%
Female63%
Male67%
Black or African American47%
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Special education29%
Not special education68%
Limited English proficient (LEP)17%
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant65%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted63%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students74%
Female69%
Male79%
Black or African American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special education50%
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)22%
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant74%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted73%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students40%
Female35%
Male44%
Black or African American7%
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Special education14%
Not special education42%
Limited English proficient (LEP)10%
Proficient in English43%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant40%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted39%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students68%
Female56%
Male80%
Black or African American36%
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special education60%
Not special education68%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant68%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted67%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Recognized".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Recognized".

About the tests


Texas uses Accountability Ratings to indicate the overall performance of each school and district. The ratings are based on TAKS test results, dropout rates for grades 7 and 8 and school completion rates for grades 9 through 12. Schools and districts rated under standard accountability procedures are designated as Exemplary, Recognized, Academically Acceptable or Academically Unacceptable. Schools and districts rated under alternative education accountability (AEA) procedures are designated as either AEA: Academically Acceptable or AEA: Academically Unacceptable.

Source: Texas Education Agency

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
Hispanic 48% 52%
White 38% 29%
Black 12% 13%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Asian or Pacific Islander N/A 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 18%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 6%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • PATRICK PARSONS
Fax number
  • (979) 732-8627

Resources

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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1324 Bowie Street
Columbus, TX 78934
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Phone: (979) 732-2078

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