Accountability rating

B

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: B

Total students

847

Avg. teacher experience

13.3 years

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 10.8 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

95.8 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 95.8%

Statewide: 90%

Columbia High School is a high school in West Columbia, TX, in the Columbia-Brazoria ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 847 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 43.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 1.5% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $54,994, which is $872 more than the state average. The average SAT score at Columbia High School was 1040. The average ACT score was 20.4. In the Class of 2018, 95.8% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 1.2%.

Contact information

Website

www.cbisd.com

Address

P O Box 158
West Columbia, TX 77486-0158

Office phone number

(979) 345-5147

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Columbia High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

847

African American

87 (10.3%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 8.7%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

3 (0.4%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

4 (0.5%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

223 (26.3%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 30.1%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

513 (60.6%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 57%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

17 (2%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

10.3%

American Indian

0.4%

Asian

0.5%

Hispanic

26.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

60.6%

Two or more races

2.0%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

43.7 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 53%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

39 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 50.6%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

1.7 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 7%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

43.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

39.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

1.7%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

1.5 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

97 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 27.1%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

5.1 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 3.8%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

9.3 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 9.6%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

1.5%

Career and technical

97.0%

Gifted and talented

5.1%

Special education

9.3%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

B

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: B

School progress

C

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: C

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2019 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

95.8 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 95.8%

Statewide: 90%

African American

100 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 100%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

Masked

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: Masked

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

Masked

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: Masked

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

96.6 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 96.6%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

94.2 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 94.2%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

Masked

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

100.0%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

96.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

94.2%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

1.2 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

2 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 2%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

Masked

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: Masked

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

1.6 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0.9 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2017-2018 school year.

All students

0.3 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

0 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 0%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

Masked

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: Masked

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

Masked

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: Masked

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

0 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 0%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

0.4 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

0 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 0%

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

Masked

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: Masked

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: N/A

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

N/A

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: N/A

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

Masked

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: Masked

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: N/A

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1040

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 1040

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

20.4

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 20.4

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2018.

Reading

56.2 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 56.2%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

33.3 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 33.3%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

31.9 %

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 31.9%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

56.2%

Math

33.3%

Reading + Math

31.9%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

59

African American

8 (13.6%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 7.5%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (1.7%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

4 (6.8%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 12%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

46 (78%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 79%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

2 (3.4%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 4.9%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

42.4 (71.8%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 81.1%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

13.6 (23.1%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 13.5%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

1 (1.7%)

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

14.3

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 15.2

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

13.3 years

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: 10.8 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$54,994

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: $54,183

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$45,697

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: $51,668

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$52,756

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: $52,061

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$53,290

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: $52,875

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$54,916

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: $54,684

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$61,438

Columbia-Brazoria ISD: $59,811

Statewide: $62,039

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