Central Columbia School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Columbia

District Profile

4777 Old Berwick Rd

Bloomsburg, PA 17815-3515

Phone 570-784-2850

Fax 570-387-0192

Includes the municipalities of Mifflin Township, Mount Pleasant Township, North Centre Township, Orange Township, Orangeville Borough, Scott Township, South Centre Township.

Square Miles

78.67

Students Enrolled

1,884

Total Number of Schools:

3
  • Central Columbia El Sch (K-4)
  • Central Columbia MS (5-6,7-8)
  • Central Columbia SHS (9-12)

School district: light blue; Administrative office: medium blue circle; County(ies) served: green dashes.

Total Students

1,884

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.42%
Asian
2.49%
Black
1.27%
Latino
2.28%
Pacific Islander
0.16%
2 or More Races
2.55%
White
90.82%

Gender

Male
50.96%
Female
49.04%

Other Statistics

Special Education
14.97%
English Learner
0.64%

Financials

Median Household Income

$56,426.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $18,333,674.93 59.29%
State Revenues $12,141,972.02 39.27%
Federal $441,734.23 1.42%
Other N/A N/A

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$12,295,967.41
Property Values Within District
$167,100.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

95.52%

Rigorous Courses

17
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

80.15%
College/University
2.29%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 80.00% 74.67% N/A
Grade 4 74.82% 64.44% 85.19%
Grade 5 68.66% 63.70% N/A
Grade 6 79.59% 65.77% N/A
Grade 7 80.00% 57.33% N/A
Grade 8 73.72% 53.21% 75.00%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 86.67% 88.62% 88.62%

Staff

129

Teachers

7

Administrators

82

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

15:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Jeffrey Groshek

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Steve Crawford
Board President
12 2023-2027
Adam Bowman
Board Vice President
4 2023-2027

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Charles Chyko
32 2023-2027

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Bob Fogarty
18 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Virginia Klingerman
2 2023-2027
Wesley Morrow
1 2023-2027
Eric Raski
< 1 year 2023-2025
Bruce Rhoads
17 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Elaine Spicher
6 2021-2025

* School board directors in Pennsylvania are required to complete specific training requirements following their election under Act 55 of 2017 and Act 18 of 2019. Newly elected directors must complete five hours of training within the first year of their first term, while reelected directors must complete three hours of advanced training within the first year of their reelected term. School board director data will be updated as it is made available. Data updates occur regularly and are ongoing.