Columbia Senior High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#757
College Readiness Index
38.2
Math Proficiency
3.2
Language Proficiency
3.3
Student/Teacher Ratio
13:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,797 Students
  • 141 Teachers

Columbia Senior High School
17 PARKER AVE
MAPLEWOOD, NJ 07040

Phone: (973) 762-5600

District: South Orange-Maplewood

Overview

Columbia Senior High School is ranked 36th within New Jersey. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Columbia Senior High School is 43 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 62 percent. Columbia Senior High School is the only high school in the South Orange-Maplewood.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#757
State Rank
#36

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,797
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 62%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 22%
Full-Time Teachers 141

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Language 95%
Proficient in Math 82%
College Readiness Index 38.2

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 1
Total Students 1,797
Proficient in Language (district average) 95%
Proficient in Math (district average) 82%
College Readiness (district average) 38.2

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