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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
Assistant Superintendent - Mr. Thomas Sharrow
Business Administrator – Mr. Steve Dolak
Director of Pupil Services – Mrs.Jennifer Taylor
Director of Buildings & Grounds – Mr. Dwayne Prosceno
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 Humphrey

District Board Members by Region:

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

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

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

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:

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
*Monday, February 13, 2023
Monday, March 20, 2023
Monday, April 3, 2023
Monday, April 17, 2023
Monday, May 15, 2023
Monday, June 19, 2023
Monday, July 17, 2023
*Monday, August 14, 2023
Monday, September 18, 2023
Monday, October 16, 2023
Monday, November 20, 2023
**Monday, December 4, 2023

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

**Board Reorganization and Regular Meeting.

District Tax Rates:
2021-2022 Real Estate Tax Rate – 45.773 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
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Click here for CCSD's Curriculum Info         

After School Set Aside 


Learning Loss Set Aside

Summer School Set Aside

Background Checks: 

Act 34 (State Police) Clearance
Act 114 Clearance - FBI Fingerprinting
Act 151 (Child Abuse History) Clearance
Act 126/Act 31 Requirement - Mandated Reporter Training
Act 168 Requirement - Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release

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
Assistant Superintendent Contract
Business Administrator Contract
Para-Professional Agreement
Professional Teachers Agreement
Secretary Agreement
Superintendent Contract
Unionized Support Staff Agreement

District Audits
Single Audit Report

School Building Student Handbooks
High School Student Handbook 2022-2023
Middle School Student Handbook 2022-2023
Elementary School Student Handbook 2022-2023

School Building Staff, Teacher, Employee Handbooks
High School Faculty Handbook 2022-2023
Middle School Faculty Handbook 2022-2023
Elementary School Faculty Handbook 2022-2023


Additional Info

District Profile

Mission & Beliefs

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

Phone570-784-2850 | 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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