Columbia Junior Senior High School

901 Ironville Pk

Columbia, PA 17512-9513

Tel: (717)684-7500
Grades: 7-12

536 students

Columbia Junior Senior High School serves 536 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Columbia Junior Senior High School operates within the Columbia Borough School District.
The school district's 83% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 536 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 536 students
Columbia Junior Senior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Columbia Junior Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Columbia Junior Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Columbia Junior Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
21%
9%
Columbia Junior Senior High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
10%
16%
Columbia Junior Senior High School Black (1988-2013)
White
67%
70%
Columbia Junior Senior High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Columbia Junior Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Columbia Junior Senior High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.50 0.24
Columbia Junior Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
50%
36%
Columbia Junior Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
5%
Columbia Junior Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,352 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Columbia Borough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,352 1,528
Columbia Borough   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 83% 88%
Columbia Borough   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $20 MM $21 MM
District Spending $20 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,820 $12,476
Columbia Borough   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,608 $11,944
Columbia Borough   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Eastern York High School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Donegal Junior High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Taylor Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ColumbiaTaylor Elementary School
    45 North 9th St
    ColumbiaPA 17512
    (717)684-4010
    0.3 mi | 354 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • ColumbiaPark Elementary School
    50 South 6th St
    ColumbiaPA 17512
    (717)684-9780
    0.5 mi | 462 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • WrightsvilleWrightsville Elementary School
    320 Chestnut St
    WrightsvillePA 17368
    (717)252-3676
    2.1 mi | 407 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Mount JoyFarmdale Elementary School
    695 Prospect Rd
    Mount JoyPA 17552
    (717)684-2206
    2.8 mi | 512 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • MariettaDonegal Junior High School
    1175 River Rd
    MariettaPA 17547
    (717)426-4915
    2.9 mi | 487 students | Gr. 7-8                      

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