Top 10 Best Columbia County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 20 public schools serving 8,940 students in Columbia County, PA. Columbia County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Pennsylvania.
The top ranked public schools in Columbia County, PA are Southern Columbia High School, Central Columbia Senior High School and Bloomsburg Area High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Columbia County, PA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 51% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 68% (versus the 62% statewide average). Schools in Columbia County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Pennsylvania public schools.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Pennsylvania public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Columbia County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Southern Columbia High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
812 Southern Drive
Catawissa, PA 17820
(570) 356-3450
Grades: 9-12
| 417 students
Rank: #22.
Central Columbia Senior High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4777 Old Berwick Rd
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
(570) 784-2833
Grades: 9-12
| 549 students
Rank: #33.
Bloomsburg Area High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1200 Railroad St
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
(570) 784-6100
Grades: 9-12
| 410 students
Rank: #44.
Beaver-main Elementary School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
245 Beaver Valley Road
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
(570) 784-0309
Grades: K-5
| 102 students
Rank: #55.
Central Columbia Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4777 Old Berwick Rd
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
(570) 784-2850
Grades: K-4
| 677 students
Rank: #66.
Central Columbia Middle School
Math: 59% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4777 Old Berwick Rd
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
(570) 784-6103
Grades: 5-8
| 601 students
Rank: #77.
Berwick Area High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1100 Fowler Ave
Berwick, PA 18603
(570) 759-6400
Grades: 9-12
| 751 students
Rank: #88.
Hartman El Center
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
802 Southern Drive
Catawissa, PA 17820
(570) 356-3250
Grades: K-4
| 478 students
Rank: #99.
Southern Columbia Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
810 Southern Drive
Catawissa, PA 17820
(570) 356-3400
Grades: 5-8
| 461 students
Rank: #1010.
West Berwick Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
809 Sycamore St
Berwick, PA 18603
(570) 759-6400
Grades: K-4
| 530 students
Rank: #1111.
Millville Area Junior Senior High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
345 School House Lane
Millville, PA 17846
(570) 458-5538
Grades: 7-12
| 307 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Appleman Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
525 Park Street
Benton, PA 17814
(570) 925-6971
Grades: K-6
| 387 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Millville Area Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
370 Batten Lane
Millville, PA 17846
(570) 458-5538
Grades: K-6
| 333 students
Rank: #1414.
W W Evans Memorial Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
59 Perry Ave
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
(570) 784-3167
Grades: K-5
| 185 students
Rank: #1515.
Columbia-montour Avts
Vocational School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5050 Sweppenheiser Drive
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
(570) 784-8040
Grades: 9-12
| 645 students
Rank: #1616.
Bloomsburg Area Middle School
Math: 34% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 Railroad St
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
(570) 784-9100
Grades: 6-8
| 388 students
Rank: #1717.
Susq-cyber Charter School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
240 Market Street, Suite 15
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
(570) 245-0252
Grades: 9-12
| 69 students
Rank: #1818.
Memorial Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Market St
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
(570) 784-7885
Grades: K-5
| 420 students
Rank: #1919.
Berwick Area Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
1100 Evergreen Drive
Berwick, PA 18603
(570) 759-6400
Grades: 5-8
| 953 students
Benton Area Mshs
400 Park Street
Benton, PA 17814
(570) 925-2651
Grades: 7-12
| 277 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Columbia County, PA

Columbia County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1401 N Market St
Berwick, PA 18603
(570) 759-6430
Grades: PK-5
| 229 students
845 Orange St
Berwick, PA 18603
(570) 759-6422
Grades: K-5
| 467 students

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