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City-data.com school rating (using weighted 2010 test average as compared to other schools in Georgia) from 0 (worst) to 100 (best) is 24.

3001 Columbia Drive
Decatur, GA 30035

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Other nearby schools ratings:
Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School (3.9 miles):

99
Rex Mill Middle School (8.3 miles):

79
Forest Park Middle School (8.1 miles):

70
Mundy's Mill Middle School (13.2 miles):

66
Dekalb Path Academy Charter School (13.9 miles):

56
Columbia Middle School:

24
Gwinnett Intervention Education (Give) Center West School (17.1 miles):

15
Campbell Middle School (18.7 miles):

6
Columbia Middle School rating compared to average state, county and city schools ratings:
Georgia:

47
DeKalb County:

38
Decatur:

50
Columbia Middle School:

24

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Grade span: 06-08


Phone: (678) 875-0502 (make sure to verify first before calling)


Enrollment in Columbia Middle School

2009 Student Enrollment: 935

6th Grade Enrollment: 331
7th Grade Enrollment: 302
8th Grade Enrollment: 302


Grades in Columbia Middle School



2008 Student Enrollment: 989

6th Grade Enrollment: 351
7th Grade Enrollment: 292
8th Grade Enrollment: 346


Black Enrollment (%): 97.0%
Here:

97.0%
State average from 2206 schools:

40.9%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 1.0%
This school:

1.0%
State average from 2206 schools:

9.0%
Multi-racial Enrollment (%): 1.0%
Here:

1.0%
State average from 2206 schools:

3.0%


Limited English Proficient (%): 1.0%
This school:

1.0%
State average from 2206 schools:

5.1%
Economically Disadvantaged Enrollment (%): 83.0%
Here:

83.0%
State average from 2206 schools:

55.7%
Students With Disabilities Enrollment (%): 8.0%
Columbia Middle School:

8.0%
State average from 2206 schools:

12.2%


Grades in Columbia Middle School

Races in Columbia Middle School



2007 Student Enrollment: 993

6th Grade Enrollment: 299
7th Grade Enrollment: 326
8th Grade Enrollment: 368


Black Enrollment (%): 98.0%
Here:

98.0%
State average from 2125 schools:

40.5%
Multi-racial Enrollment (%): 1.0%
This school:

1.0%
State average from 2125 schools:

2.8%


Limited English Proficient (%): 1.0%
Here:

1.0%
State average from 2126 schools:

4.9%
Economically Disadvantaged Enrollment (%): 86.0%
This school:

86.0%
State average from 2130 schools:

55.2%
Students With Disabilities Enrollment (%): 9.0%
Here:

9.0%
State average from 2125 schools:

12.7%


Grades in Columbia Middle School



2006 Student Enrollment: 1,143

6th Grade Enrollment: 369
7th Grade Enrollment: 397
8th Grade Enrollment: 377


Black Enrollment (%): 98.0%
This school:

98.0%
State average from 2042 schools:

40.4%
Multi-racial Enrollment (%): 1.0%
Here:

1.0%
State average from 2042 schools:

2.5%


Economically Disadvantaged Enrollment (%): 82.0%
Here:

82.0%
State average from 2047 schools:

54.6%
Students With Disabilities Enrollment (%): 10.0%
This school:

10.0%
State average from 2042 schools:

12.7%


Grades in Columbia Middle School



2005 Student Enrollment: 1,210

6th Grade Enrollment: 410
7th Grade Enrollment: 430
8th Grade Enrollment: 370


Black Enrollment (%): 99.0%
This school:

99.0%
State average from 1987 schools:

40.0%
Multi-racial Enrollment (%): 1.0%
Columbia Middle School:

1.0%
State average from 1987 schools:

2.3%


Limited English Proficient (%): 1.0%
Columbia Middle School:

1.0%
State average from 1988 schools:

4.3%
Economically Disadvantaged Enrollment (%): 80.0%
This school:

80.0%
State average from 1991 schools:

52.5%
Students With Disabilities Enrollment (%): 10.0%
Columbia Middle School:

10.0%
State average from 1987 schools:

12.9%


Grades in Columbia Middle School



2004 Student Enrollment: 1,315

6th Grade Enrollment: 450
7th Grade Enrollment: 418
8th Grade Enrollment: 447


Black Enrollment (%): 98.0%
Here:

98.0%
State average from 1863 schools:

39.8%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 1.0%
Here:

1.0%
State average from 1863 schools:

6.8%
Multi-racial Enrollment (%): 1.0%
Here:

1.0%
State average from 1863 schools:

2.0%


Limited English Proficient (%): 2.0%
Columbia Middle School:

2.0%
State average from 1865 schools:

4.1%
Economically Disadvantaged Enrollment (%): 78.0%
This school:

78.0%
State average from 1863 schools:

51.0%
Students With Disabilities Enrollment (%): 9.0%
This school:

9.0%
State average from 1864 schools:

12.7%


Grades in Columbia Middle School

Races in Columbia Middle School



2003 Student Enrollment: 1,389

6th Grade Enrollment: 442
7th Grade Enrollment: 489
8th Grade Enrollment: 458


Grades in Columbia Middle School



2002 Student Enrollment: 1,485

6th Grade Enrollment: 533
7th Grade Enrollment: 508
8th Grade Enrollment: 444


Grades in Columbia Middle School





Absence Rate in Columbia Middle School

2008 Absence Statistics:

Percentage of students absent 5 or fewer days: 57.0%
Here:

57.0%
State average from 2206 schools:

58.1%
Percentage of students absent 6 to 15 days: 29.0%
Here:

29.0%
State average from 2206 schools:

32.8%
Percentage of students absent more than 15 days: 13.0%
This school:

13.0%
State average from 2206 schools:

7.8%


Percentage of female students absent 5 or fewer days: 61.0%
Columbia Middle School:

61.0%
State average from 2206 schools:

57.9%
Percentage of female students absent 6 to 15 days: 27.0%
Here:

27.0%
State average from 2206 schools:

32.8%
Percentage of female students absent more than 15 days: 11.0%
Here:

11.0%
State average from 2206 schools:

7.5%


Percentage of male students absent 5 or fewer days: 53.0%
Columbia Middle School:

53.0%
State average from 2206 schools:

57.9%
Percentage of male students absent 6 to 15 days: 31.0%
Here:

31.0%
State average from 2206 schools:

32.7%
Percentage of male students absent more than 15 days: 15.0%
Here:

15.0%
State average from 2206 schools:

7.9%




2007 Absence Statistics:

Percentage of students absent 5 or fewer days: 48.3%
Here:

48.3%
State average from 2132 schools:

56.6%
Percentage of students absent 6 to 15 days: 38.9%
This school:

38.9%
State average from 2102 schools:

35.1%
Percentage of students absent more than 15 days: 12.8%
Here:

12.8%
State average from 2089 schools:

8.9%


Percentage of female students absent 5 or fewer days: 51.7%
Columbia Middle School:

51.7%
State average from 2127 schools:

56.7%
Percentage of female students absent 6 to 15 days: 37.3%
Here:

37.3%
State average from 2101 schools:

35.1%
Percentage of female students absent more than 15 days: 11.0%
Columbia Middle School:

11.0%
State average from 2077 schools:

8.8%


Percentage of male students absent 5 or fewer days: 44.8%
This school:

44.8%
State average from 2131 schools:

56.4%
Percentage of male students absent 6 to 15 days: 40.6%
Columbia Middle School:

40.6%
State average from 2100 schools:

35.1%
Percentage of male students absent more than 15 days: 14.6%
Here:

14.6%
State average from 2081 schools:

9.2%




2006 Absence Statistics:

Percentage of students absent 5 or fewer days: 48.1%
Here:

48.1%
State average from 2047 schools:

57.9%
Percentage of students absent 6 to 15 days: 31.7%
This school:

31.7%
State average from 2035 schools:

33.8%
Percentage of students absent more than 15 days: 20.2%
Here:

20.2%
State average from 2027 schools:

8.6%


Percentage of female students absent 5 or fewer days: 51.2%
This school:

51.2%
State average from 2047 schools:

58.1%
Percentage of female students absent 6 to 15 days: 33.1%
Here:

33.1%
State average from 2034 schools:

33.9%
Percentage of female students absent more than 15 days: 15.7%
Here:

15.7%
State average from 2014 schools:

8.3%


Percentage of male students absent 5 or fewer days: 45.1%
Columbia Middle School:

45.1%
State average from 2047 schools:

57.8%
Percentage of male students absent 6 to 15 days: 30.4%
Columbia Middle School:

30.4%
State average from 2033 schools:

33.7%
Percentage of male students absent more than 15 days: 24.5%
Here:

24.5%
State average from 2022 schools:

8.8%




2005 Absence Statistics:

Percentage of students absent 5 or fewer days: 56.5%
This school:

56.5%
State average from 1992 schools:

55.4%
Percentage of students absent 6 to 15 days: 31.7%
Columbia Middle School:

31.7%
State average from 1979 schools:

35.5%
Percentage of students absent more than 15 days: 11.8%
This school:

11.8%
State average from 1971 schools:

9.5%


Percentage of female students absent 5 or fewer days: 58.8%
Here:

58.8%
State average from 1992 schools:

55.6%
Percentage of female students absent 6 to 15 days: 31.3%
This school:

31.3%
State average from 1975 schools:

35.6%
Percentage of female students absent more than 15 days: 9.9%
Here:

9.9%
State average from 1968 schools:

9.2%


Percentage of male students absent 5 or fewer days: 54.5%
Columbia Middle School:

54.5%
State average from 1992 schools:

55.2%
Percentage of male students absent 6 to 15 days: 32.0%
Columbia Middle School:

32.0%
State average from 1979 schools:

35.4%
Percentage of male students absent more than 15 days: 13.5%
This school:

13.5%
State average from 1966 schools:

9.8%




2004 Absence Statistics:

Percentage of students absent 5 or fewer days: 48.4%
Here:

48.4%
State average from 1869 schools:

53.8%
Percentage of students absent 6 to 15 days: 35.5%
Here:

35.5%
State average from 1862 schools:

35.5%
Percentage of students absent more than 15 days: 16.1%
Here:

16.1%
State average from 1854 schools:

10.9%


Percentage of female students absent 6 to 15 days: 33.7%
Here:

33.7%
State average from 1862 schools:

35.7%
Percentage of female students absent more than 15 days: 13.5%
Here:

13.5%
State average from 1845 schools:

10.6%


Percentage of male students absent 5 or fewer days: 44.4%
This school:

44.4%
State average from 1869 schools:

53.6%
Percentage of male students absent 6 to 15 days: 37.1%
Here:

37.1%
State average from 1860 schools:

35.5%
Percentage of male students absent more than 15 days: 18.5%
Here:

18.5%
State average from 1852 schools:

11.2%






Retention Rate in Columbia Middle School

2008 Student Retention Statistics:

Retentions - Native American: 12
Retentions - Asian: 12
Retentions - Black: 12
Retentions - White: 12
Retentions - Multiracial: 12

Retentions - Female: 12
Retentions - Male: 12


Retentions (%) - Black: 100.0%
This school:

100.0%
State average from 2206 schools:

43.1%

Retentions (%) - Female: 16.0%
Here:

16.0%
State average from 2206 schools:

35.1%
Retentions (%) - Male: 83.0%
Here:

83.0%
State average from 2206 schools:

60.7%




2007 Student Retention Statistics:

Retentions (%) - Black: 100.0%
Here:

100.0%
State average from 1725 schools:

54.2%

Retentions (%) - Female: 31.3%
Here:

31.3%
State average from 1940 schools:

38.6%
Retentions (%) - Male: 68.8%
Here:

68.8%
State average from 2047 schools:

65.0%




2006 Student Retention Statistics:

Retentions - Black: 2

Retentions - Female: 2


Retentions (%) - Black: 100.0%
Here:

100.0%
State average from 1660 schools:

52.7%

Retentions (%) - Female: 100.0%
Columbia Middle School:

100.0%
State average from 1879 schools:

38.5%




2005 Student Retention Statistics:

Retentions - Black: 23

Retentions - Female: 9
Retentions - Male: 14


Retentions (%) - Black: 100.0%
This school:

100.0%
State average from 1638 schools:

52.5%

Retentions (%) - Female: 39.1%
Here:

39.1%
State average from 1834 schools:

37.1%
Retentions (%) - Male: 60.9%
Here:

60.9%
State average from 1927 schools:

66.0%




2004 Student Retention Statistics:

Retentions - Black: 32

Retentions - Female: 6
Retentions - Male: 26


Retentions (%) - Black: 100.0%
This school:

100.0%
State average from 1372 schools:

55.2%

Retentions (%) - Female: 18.8%
Here:

18.8%
State average from 1540 schools:

39.6%
Retentions (%) - Male: 81.3%
Here:

81.3%
State average from 1641 schools:

64.9%






2008 End-of-Course Tests (EOCT) Statistics:


EOCT Algebra I Results - Columbia Middle School

EOCT Algebra I Results - Georgia

Students tested - Algebra I: 43

Students failed (%) - Algebra I: 2.0%
Columbia Middle School:

2.0%
State average from 480 schools:

40.7%
Students passed (%) - Algebra I: 21.0%
Here:

21.0%
State average from 480 schools:

26.9%
Students passed plus (%) - Algebra I: 77.0%
Here:

77.0%
State average from 480 schools:

32.4%




2007 End-of-Course Tests (EOCT) Statistics:


EOCT Algebra I Results - Columbia Middle School

EOCT Algebra I Results - Georgia

Students tested - Algebra I: 349

Students failed (%) - Algebra I: 69.0%
Here:

69.0%
State average from 775 schools:

27.7%
Students passed (%) - Algebra I: 17.0%
Here:

17.0%
State average from 775 schools:

23.1%
Students passed plus (%) - Algebra I: 14.0%
Here:

14.0%
State average from 775 schools:

49.1%




2006 End-of-Course Tests (EOCT) Statistics:


EOCT Algebra I Results - Columbia Middle School

EOCT Algebra I Results - Georgia

Students tested - Algebra I: 338

Students failed (%) - Algebra I: 78.0%
This school:

78.0%
State average from 734 schools:

27.0%
Students passed (%) - Algebra I: 18.0%
Columbia Middle School:

18.0%
State average from 734 schools:

25.9%
Students passed plus (%) - Algebra I: 5.0%
Columbia Middle School:

5.0%
State average from 734 schools:

47.1%







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