District Profile

Last Updated: 4/7/2021 6:56 PM

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  Central Columbia School District

4777 Old Berwick Road
Bloomsburg, PA 17815

Directions To Central Columbia


Administrative Unit Number (AUN): 1-16-19-150-3
Intermediate Unit (IU): Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit #16
District Population: 14,332
Square Miles Within District: 78.1 sq. mile
District Size Classification: Rural & 3rd Class

District Administrators:
Superintendent – Mr. Jeffrey Groshek
Business Administrator – Mr. Steve Dolak
Curriculum Coordinator – Mr. Thomas Sharrow
Director of Special Education – Mrs. Christina Fish
Director of Buildings & Grounds – Mr. Dwayne Prosceno
Assistant Business Administrator/Director of Food Services – Ms. Kimberly MacDonald
High School Principal – Mr. Adam Comstock
High School Assistant Principal – Mr. Chris Snyder
Middle School Principal – Mr. Chad Heintzelman
Elementary School Principal – Mrs. Emily Brockmann
Elementary/Middle School Assistant Principal – Mrs. Brenda Fetterolf

District Board Members by Region:

Region I (Scott Twp.)
Mr. Adam Bowman
Mrs. Elaine Spicher
Mr. Bruce Rhoads

Region II (Mifflin & South Centre Twps.)
Mr. Charles Chyko
Ms. Tara Mowery
Mr. Robert Fogarty, Treasurer

Region III (Orangeville Boro., Mt. Pleasant, North Centre, & Orange Twps.)
Mr. Tyson Haile, President
Vice President
Mr. Steve Crawford, President

School Board, Agendas and Minutes

School Board Policies

The Central Columbia School Board establishes the time of regular meetings to discuss matters that come before the Central Columbia Board of School Directors to begin at 6:00 p.m. Meetings will be held in the district office board room on the following dates:

Tuesday, January 19,2021
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Monday, March 1, 2021
Monday, March 15, 2021
*Monday, April 12, 2021
Monday, May 3, 2021
Monday, May 17, 2021
Monday, June 21, 2021
Monday, July 19, 2021
Monday, August 16, 2021
Monday, September 20, 2021
Monday, October 18, 2021
Monday, November 15, 2021
**Monday, December 6, 2021

*These meetings are the 2nd Monday of the month.

**Board Reorganization and Regular Meeting held at CMAVTS at 7pm.


District Tax Rates:
2019-2020 Real Estate Tax Rate – 44.354 Mills  
Earned Income Tax Rate – 1.05%
Per Capita Tax, Act 679 - $5.00

Per Capita Tax, Act 511 to a maximum of $10.00
Mifflin Twp --------------- $5.00
Mt. Pleasant Twp.------ $5.00
North Centre Twp.------ $8.00
Orange Twp. ------------ $5.00
Orangeville Boro ------- $5.00
Scott Twp. ----------------$5.00
South Centre Twp. ---- $5.00

Real Estate Transfer Tax to a maximum of 1.0%
Mifflin Twp ------------- .5%
Mt. Pleasant Twp.-----.5%
North Centre Twp.---- .5%
Orange Twp. -----------.5%
Orangeville Boro ----- .5%
Scott Twp. --------------.5%
South Centre Twp. --- .5%

Taxpayer Bill of Rights

Public Record Requests
Click here to go to the Public Record Requests

Click here for CCSD's Curriculum Info

Background Checks: 
Act 34 (State Police) Clearance
Act 114 Clearance - FBI Fingerprinting
Act 151 (Child Abuse History) Clearance

District Budget:

District Budget 2019-20
District Budget 2018-19
District Budget 2017-18
District Budget 2016-17
District Budget 2015-16
District Budget 2014-15

Annual Financial Reports
Annual Financial Report 6.30.2018
Annual Financial Report 6.30.2017

District Contracts: 

Administrative Contract
Non-Bargaining Support Staff Agreement
Professional Teachers Agreement
Superintendent Contract
Unionized Support Staff Agreement

District Audits
Single Audit Report

School Building Student Handbooks
High School Student Handbook 2020-2021
Middle School Student Handbook 2020-2021
Elementary School Student Handbook 2020-2021

School Building Staff, Teacher, Employee Handbooks
High School Faculty Handbook
Middle School Faculty Handbook
Elementary School Faculty Handbook

District Activities Calendar

Additional Info

District Profile

Mission Statement

Mission & Beliefs

Central Columbia School District | 4777 Old Berwick Road | Bloomsburg, PA 17815

Phone: 570-784-2850 | Fax: 570-387-0192

The Central Columbia School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities. Inquiries may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator or the Section 504/ADA Title II Coordinator at 4777 Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg, PA 17815 or (570) 784-2850 ext. 4043.

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