St. Louis City Schools

Columbia Gifted Elementary


  • Grades Served: PK – 1
  • 151 Students
  • Average Class Size: 24
  • School Day: 8:05am – 3:02pm
  • Opened in 1930
  • Utilizing the same accelerated curriculum used at Kennard and Mallinckrodt, teachers create a warm and challenging environment for students who have been tested and identified as gifted. The gifted program Columbia started with Pre-K and Kindergarten in the 2016-2017 school year, and is expanding one grade level per year.
  • Advanced application is required and spots are allocated by lottery. For details including elligibility information, application requirements, lottery schedule and placement procedures, download the SLPS Magnet Guide



  • Lacks Racial Diversity 100% Black


This School SLPS Avg
57.1% 3.5% 74.6% 1.5%
In 2016, earned 57.1% of possible APR/MSIP points
For more details, download the Raw Scores

Test Scores

This School SLPS Avg State Avg
7.5% 31.4% 55.8%
In 2016, 7.5% of students tested Proficient or Above
For more details, see MODESE's School Report Card

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