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Columbia High School is a public school in Newark, NJ. It has 1,783 students in grades 9-12. Students score average on state standardized tests. There have been 193 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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On Administration & Policies: too much. omg. its partially the students, partially the admins. nut too much. just too much.

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On Teachers: some are good, some are bad. that's it.

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On Extracurriculars: there are too many clubs to count, its great. we need to re-vamp the mlk club though.

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On Sports & Fitness: although we don't have "the best" athletes in the world, our athletics are available to everyone. we also have a huge selection of sports from swimming to fencing.

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High School Senior

On Educational Outcomes: I had this one great teacher, he goes by the name of Mr. Robinson. he totally prepared me for the real world/ college. he gave us an independent study and we learned history through topics that interested us. little did we know, we were preparing ourselves to write 15 page thesis papers. Ms. Wilson also prepared me for college, she helped my find great schools and scholarships as well. everything she taught me in her class was repeated my college business 101 class. her class should really be worth college credit.

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Columbia High School is a public school in Newark, NJ. It has 1,783 students in grades 9-12. Students score average on state standardized tests. There have been 193 reviews written and they have been mixed.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

92%

Test Performance

56
Columbia High School performed better than 56% of other schools on New Jersey math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1800

Based on 225 students surveyed
Math
600
Verbal
600
Writing
600

ACT:
27

Based on 84 students surveyed
Math
25
English
27
Reading
28
Science
26
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 5 responses

  • 27% It offers students a lot of opportunities.
  • 27% Columbia is challenging but successful.
  • 18% It will help you get to where you want to be.
  • 18% It is a great place to learn.
  • 9% Can't wait to escapeā€¦er, graduate.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 5 responses

  • 60% Columbia is a brilliant school.
  • 20% Diverse
  • 20% Circus called. They want the clowns back.

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 69% Yes
  • 19% Not sure.
  • 12% No

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 5 responses

  • 40% Students who don't take education seriously.
  • 40% Leveling, the administration
  • 20% The building problems

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
51.0%
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Female
49.0%
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Racial Diversity

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African American
51.8%
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White
38.4%
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Hispanic
5.4%
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Asian
3.6%
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Multiracial
0.6%
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Native American
0.1%
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Pacific Islander
0.1%