Columbia Senior High School

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This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform about average on state tests, have about average college readiness measures, ... More
Academics
6/10
Test scores
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Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Subject
% Proficient
Biology I
65%
State avg: 57%
English
38%
State avg: 42%
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Geometry
29%
State avg: 27%
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5/10
College readiness
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Worth a deeper look:

This school is about the same as the state average in key measures of college and career readiness, but depending on the state, average can mean only a minority of students are ready for college and career.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
89%
State avg: 90%
Average SAT score
1126
State avg: 1075
SAT participation rate
53%
State avg: 58%
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General Information
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Students
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Black
48%
White
41%
Hispanic
6%
Asian
3%
Two or more races
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
12 :1
State avg: 12 :1
Students per counselor
192 :1
State avg: 419 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
87%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood
17 Parker Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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