Columbia Borough School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Lancaster

District Profile

200 N 5th St

Columbia, PA 17512-2102

Phone 717-684-2283

Fax 717-681-2617

Includes the municipalities of Columbia Borough.

Square Miles

2.42

Students Enrolled

1,306

Total Number of Schools:

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

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

Total Students

1,306

Ethnicity

American Indian
<0.01%
Asian
0.61%
Black
7.50%
Latino
33.38%
Pacific Islander
0.15%
2 or More Races
6.43%
White
51.91%

Gender

Male
52.14%
Female
47.86%

Other Statistics

Special Education
26.60%
English Learner
4.06%

Financials

Median Household Income

$39,019.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $12,260,159.90 46.54%
State Revenues $13,087,591.09 49.68%
Federal $992,373.21 3.76%
Other $2,600.00 <0.01%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$9,595,583.08
Property Values Within District
$102,800.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

76.64%

Rigorous Courses

3
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

40.66%
College/University
17.58%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 52.48% 41.58% N/A
Grade 4 50.55% 33.70% 72.83%
Grade 5 43.96% 22.22% N/A
Grade 6 46.67% 11.11% N/A
Grade 7 24.73% 14.13% N/A
Grade 8 37.18% 14.10% 35.90%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 45.88% 41.18% 57.47%

Staff

98

Teachers

6

Administrators

21

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

13:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Ashley Rizzo

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Charles Leader
Board President
7 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

1
Lauren VonStetten
Board Vice President
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

2
Sandra Duncan
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Sonya Duncan
1 2021-2023
Devon Fisher
3 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Kathleen Hohenadel
19 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Jason Price
1 2021-2025
Ryan Sexton
1 2021-2025
Matthew Wardecker
1 2021-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

* In accordance with Act 55 of 2017 and Act 18 of 2019, school board directors are required to complete approved training starting in the 2018-2019 school year. School board directors who began their term in 2017 are permitted to take this training, but it is not required. School board directors who began their term after July 1, 2018 are required to complete an initial 5 hours of new school director training and at the beginning of each subsequent election, 3 hours of advanced school director training. School board director data will be updated as it is made available. Data updates occur regularly and ongoing.