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District Profile

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. Harry C. Mathias, Jr.
Business Administrator – Ms. Annette M. Lowery
Curriculum Coordinator – Mrs. Cheryl Latorre
Director of Special Education – Mrs. Christina Fish
Director of Technology – Mr. John Monick
Director of Buildings & Grounds – Mr. Dwayne Prosceno
Assistant Business Administrator/Director of Food Services – Ms. Kimberly MacDonald
High School Principal – Mr. Jeff Groshek
High School Assistant Principal – Mr. Chris Snyder
Middle School Principal – Mr. Chad Heintzelman
Elementary School Principal – Mr. Thomas Sharrow
Elementary/Middle School Assistant Principal – Mrs. Emily Brockmann

District Board Members by Region:
Region I (Scott Twp.)
Mr James Rafel
Mr. Thomas Markowski
Mr. Bruce Rhoads

Region II (Mifflin & South Centre Twps.)
Mr. Charles Chyko
Mr. Brian Klingerman
Mr. Robert Fogarty, Treasurer

Region III (Orangeville Boro., Mt. Pleasant, North Centre, & Orange Twps.)
Mr. John Coates, President
Mr. Robert Sitler, Vice President
Mr. Steve Crawford

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:

Monday, September 18, 2017
Monday, October 16, 2017
Monday, November 20, 2017
** Monday, December 4, 2017
***Monday, January 15, 2018
***Monday, February 12, 2018
***Monday, March 5, 2018
***Monday, March 19, 2018
***Monday, April 16, 2018
***Monday, May 7, 2018
***Monday, May 21, 2018
***Monday June 18, 2018

*   These meetings are the second Monday of the month
**  Board Reorganization and Regular Meeting. 
***These dates are tentative until the December 4 Reorganization Meeting

District Tax Rates:
2017-18 Real Estate Tax Rate – 43.104Mills  
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%

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 2017-18
District Budget 2016-17
District Budget 2015-16
District Budget 2014-15

Annual Financial Reports
Annual Financial Report 6.30.2017

District Contracts: 
Administrative Contract
Professional Teachers Agreement
Unionized Support Staff Agreement
Non-Bargaining Support Staff Agreement

District Audits
Single Audit Report

School Building Student Handbooks
High School Student Handbook
Middle School Student Handbook 2017-2018
Elementary School Student Handbook 2017-18

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

District Activities Calendar


Additional Info