Columbian Elementary envisions a community of students, staff and families that share the joy of learning to achieve a positive impact on the global society. We serve students from Early Childhood Education (ECE) through fifth grade, and are located in the Sunnyside neighborhood. The Columbian community is committed to the actualization of our school’s vision and mission through creating a close-knit community with small class sizes.


Jan 28th Weekly Cougar Newsletter

Celebrations Celebraciones            This week’s Cougar Talk starred a few students. Take a peek! For the month of January each Cougar Talk lesson will focus on “Being Prepared to Participate,” with the traits of demonstrating zest, curiosity, community and bravery. To…Continue Reading

Check Out Our New Website!

We’re pleased to have a new website to more easily share news and information about our school and students. As with all things new, we know there may be an adjustment period and we appreciate your feedback. Please let us…Continue Reading

Why Choose Us

Full Day ECE 3-4 Classes

Children who are three or four years old before October 1 each year may apply for our ECE program. We have full day programs for three year old children and full day programs for our four year old children.

Gifted & Talented

Our Gifted and Talented students at Columbian receive instruction primarily in the regular classroom. With the help of our Gifted and Talented teacher Amy Barrett, teachers alter instruction to accommodate the learning needs of our gifted population.

Multi-Intensive Programs

We have two Multi-Intensive Center Programs, a Mild-Moderate Special Education teacher, Speech Therapist, Occupational and Physical Therapist and School Social Worker. Through the efforts of these professionals we are proud to be able to support the needs of all students

Personalized Learning

Develop learner agency and a school culture where all students direct their own learning and participate joyfully and constructively in their classroom and community.