Performance Profile

Southern Columbia Area SD

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District Fast Facts
District Specifics
District Name Southern Columbia Area SD
District Address 800 Southern Drive
Catawissa, PA 17820
Telephone Number 570-356-2331
Number of Schools 3
Grades Offered K5F, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Number of Advanced Placement Courses Offered 5
Number of Career and Technical Programs Offered by District 0
Average Years of Educational Experience (Total) 16.67
Average Years of Educational Experience (In District) 14.55
Percent of Classes Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers 100
District Enrollment 1381
Percent of Gifted Students 4.34
Enrollment in Partnering Career and Technical Center(s) 68
Dropout Rate (Percent) 0.47
Charter School Enrollment 20
Geographic Size of District (Square Miles) 110
Career and Technical Center (CTC) Programs
Career and Technical Center Name Columbia-Montour AVTS
Career and Technical Center Website
Supporting Intermediate Unit (IU)
Intermediate Unit Name Central Susquehanna IU 16
Intermediate Unit Website
Percent Enrollment By Race/Ethnicity
American Indian/Alaskan Native (not Hispanic) 0.43
Asian (not Hispanic) 0.43
Black or African American (not Hispanic) 0.36
Hispanic (any race) 1.38
Multi-Racial (not Hispanic) 1.88
White (not Hispanic) 95.37
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander (not Hispanic) 0.14
Percent Enrollment by Student Groups
Economically Disadvantaged 19.91
English Language Learner 0.07
Special Education 14.27
Percent Enrollment by Gender
Female 48.81
Male 51.19
Link to Supplemental Reports:
School Safety Report
Special Education Data Report
State Audit
Please visit the school website for programs offered and additional information.