Accountability rating

Not rated

Columbus ISD: B

Total students

20

Avg. teacher experience

22.4 years

Columbus ISD: 12.4 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Columbus ISD: 92.9%

Statewide: 90%

Columbus Alternative School New Ul is an elementary/secondary school in Texas, in the Columbus ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 20 students. The school received an accountability rating of Not rated. 100% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 0% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $52,073, which is $2,049 less than the state average.

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Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Columbus Alternative School New Ul are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 03. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 03.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

20

African American

5 (25%)

Columbus ISD: 11.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Columbus ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Columbus ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

8 (40%)

Columbus ISD: 46.5%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Columbus ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

7 (35%)

Columbus ISD: 39.5%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Columbus ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

25.0%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

40.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

35.0%

Two or more races

N/A

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

100 %

Columbus ISD: 51%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

100 %

Columbus ISD: 60.3%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

0 %

Columbus ISD: 13.9%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

100.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

100.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

N/A

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

0 %

Columbus ISD: 13.9%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

20 %

Columbus ISD: 25.9%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Columbus ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

95 %

Columbus ISD: 13.3%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

N/A

Career and technical

20.0%

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

95.0%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

Not rated

Columbus ISD: B

Student achievement

Not rated

Columbus ISD: B

School progress

Not rated

Columbus ISD: B

Closing the gaps

Not rated

Columbus 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

N/A

Columbus ISD: 92.9%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Columbus ISD: 80%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Columbus ISD: Masked

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

N/A

Columbus ISD: Masked

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

N/A

Columbus ISD: 88.2%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Columbus ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

N/A

Columbus ISD: 100%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

N/A

Columbus ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

N/A

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

N/A

Two or more races

N/A

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

N/A

Columbus ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Columbus ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

N/A

Columbus ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

N/A

Columbus ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

N/A

Columbus ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Columbus ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.7%

White

N/A

Columbus ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

N/A

Columbus 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

N/A

Columbus ISD: 25.8%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

N/A

Columbus ISD: 12.5%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Columbus ISD: Masked

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

N/A

Columbus ISD: Masked

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

N/A

Columbus ISD: 20%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Columbus ISD: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

N/A

Columbus ISD: 32.3%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Columbus ISD: Masked

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

N/A

Columbus ISD: 39%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Columbus ISD: Masked

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Columbus ISD: Masked

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Columbus ISD: N/A

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

N/A

Columbus ISD: 50%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Columbus ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

N/A

Columbus ISD: 39%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Columbus 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

N/A

Columbus ISD: 1075

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

N/A

Columbus ISD: 20.3

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

N/A

Columbus ISD: 47.9%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

N/A

Columbus ISD: 41%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

N/A

Columbus ISD: 38.5%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

N/A

Math

N/A

Reading + Math

N/A

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

2.5

African American

0 (0%)

Columbus ISD: 5%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Columbus ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Columbus ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Columbus ISD: 4.2%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Columbus ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

2.5 (100%)

Columbus ISD: 90.8%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Columbus 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

0 (0%)

Columbus ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

2 (80.1%)

Columbus ISD: 78.3%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

0.5 (19.9%)

Columbus ISD: 21.7%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Columbus ISD: 0%

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

8

Columbus ISD: 12.8

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

22.4 years

Columbus ISD: 12.4 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

$52,073

Columbus ISD: $47,276

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

N/A

Columbus ISD: $41,000

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

N/A

Columbus ISD: $41,886

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

N/A

Columbus ISD: $43,500

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$46,800

Columbus ISD: $49,464

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$55,598

Columbus ISD: $55,992

Statewide: $62,039

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