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Columbia Borough School District


Columbia Borough School District is located in southeast Pennsylvania. Columbia Borough School District has 2.41 square miles of land area and 0.01 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Columbia Borough School District population is 10,399. Columbia Borough School District median household income is $43,410 in 2010-2014. Columbia Borough School District median house value is $105,100 in 2010-2014. On average, Columbia Borough School District is worse than the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (480 out of 496, bottom 3%)
Elementary/Middle School: (455 out of 498, bottom 9%)*
Rank: #476
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Kindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:3
Population10,399 (2010-2014), rank #355
Population Growth3.21% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:4,294.60/sq mi, rank #25
Median Household Income:$43,410 at 2010-2014—20.73% increase since 2005-2009, rank #390
Median House Price:$105,100 at 2010-2014—9.59% increase since 2005-2009, rank #362
Time Zone:Eastern GMT -5:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:2.41 sq mi, rank #487
Water Area:0.01 sq mi (0.31%), rank #459
County:Lancaster County
Area:Lancaster, PA
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Columbia Borough School District Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

200 North Fifth St
Columbia PA, 17512, Lancaster County
Phone: 717-684-2283

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:1,3211,3601,3251,3591,3711,3761,435
English Language Learner Students:35313140404146
Total Teachers:94.5095.00103.50109.29112.63116.00115.30
Total Other Staff:112.30127.00127.00134.2198.2199.50101.30
Instructional Aides:
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:NA2.703.003.713.712.002.00
Total Guidance Counselors:
Elementary Guidance Counselors:1.501.501.501.501.501.501.50
Secondary Guidance Counselors:2.502.502.502.502.502.502.50
Other Guidance Counselors:NANANANANANANA
Librarians/Media Specialists:
Library/Media Support:
District Administrators:3.003.303.303.304.005.005.00
District Administrative Support:
School Administrators:5.305.004.703.704.004.005.00
School Administrative Support:
Student Support Services:NA4.004.004.504.506.004.30
Other Support Services:81.0086.0086.0093.0057.0057.5061.00
Student-Teacher Ratio:13.9814.3212.8012.4312.1711.8612.45


Columbia JshsGrade 7 to Grade 12   901 Ironville Pk, Columbia PA 17512
Park Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 6   50 South 6th St, Columbia PA 17512
Taylor Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 6   45 North 9th St, Columbia PA 17512

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
2003Math11th Grade% met std17.6%49.1%
2004Math11th Grade% met std19.3%49.1%
2005Math11th Grade% met std19.3%50.9%
2006Math11th Grade% met std25.2%52%
2007Math11th Grade% met std36.2%53.7%
2008Math11th Grade% met std38.3%55.9%
2009Math11th Grade% met std42.7%55.6%
2010Math11th Grade% met std37.6%59.6%
2011Math11th Grade% met std39.3%60.3%
2012Math11th Grade% met std45.3%60%
2003Reading11th Grade% met std28.3%59.2%
2004Reading11th Grade% met std37%60.8%
2005Reading11th Grade% met std37.2%65%
2006Reading11th Grade% met std47.7%65.1%
2007Reading11th Grade% met std44%65.4%
2008Reading11th Grade% met std54.2%64.7%
2009Reading11th Grade% met std50%65.2%
2010Reading11th Grade% met std56.4%67.2%
2011Reading11th Grade% met std48.3%69.1%
2012Reading11th Grade% met std46.8%67.8%
2008Science11th Grade% met std14.2%35.7%
2009Science11th Grade% met std26.6%39.7%
2010Science11th Grade% met std13.5%39.8%
2011Science11th Grade% met std22.7%40.8%
2012Science11th Grade% met std24.2%41.8%
2005Writing11th Grade% met std59.6%69%
2006Writing11th Grade% met std69.4%85.6%
2007Writing11th Grade% met std69.6%87.9%
2008Writing11th Grade% met std78.6%85.8%
2009Writing11th Grade% met std71.3%82.7%
2010Writing11th Grade% met std79.3%80.7%
2011Writing11th Grade% met std73.6%84.7%
2012Writing11th Grade% met std71.2%82.9%
2005Math3rd Grade% met std89%81%
2006Math3rd Grade% met std81%83%
2007Math3rd Grade% met std67%78.5%
2008Math3rd Grade% met std80.9%80.5%
2009Math3rd Grade% met std81.6%81.7%
2010Math3rd Grade% met std77.5%84.5%
2011Math3rd Grade% met std73.1%83.5%
2012Math3rd Grade% met std71.4%80%
2005Reading3rd Grade% met std71%68%
2006Reading3rd Grade% met std74%69%
2007Reading3rd Grade% met std69%72.8%
2008Reading3rd Grade% met std69.9%76.8%
2009Reading3rd Grade% met std69.9%77%
2010Reading3rd Grade% met std79.4%75.2%
2011Reading3rd Grade% met std68.9%77.2%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std70.5%74.1%
2006Math4th Grade% met std78.4%77.2%
2007Math4th Grade% met std81.8%78%
2008Math4th Grade% met std73.2%79.6%
2009Math4th Grade% met std66%81.8%
2010Math4th Grade% met std76%84.9%
2011Math4th Grade% met std87.3%85.2%
2012Math4th Grade% met std69.1%82.6%
2006Reading4th Grade% met std60.2%68.1%
2007Reading4th Grade% met std58.6%70.1%
2008Reading4th Grade% met std54.8%70.1%
2009Reading4th Grade% met std53.3%72.6%
2010Reading4th Grade% met std61.9%72.9%
2011Reading4th Grade% met std69.1%73.3%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std54.2%72.1%
2008Science4th Grade% met std65.3%81.5%
2009Science4th Grade% met std69.6%83.4%
2010Science4th Grade% met std74%81.4%
2011Science4th Grade% met std80.7%82.9%
2012Science4th Grade% met std73.9%82.3%
2003Math5th Grade% met std62.8%56.3%
2004Math5th Grade% met std60.3%61.8%
2005Math5th Grade% met std72.1%69%
2006Math5th Grade% met std58.5%66.9%
2007Math5th Grade% met std68.5%71%
2008Math5th Grade% met std76%73.2%
2009Math5th Grade% met std70.5%73.5%
2010Math5th Grade% met std77%74.4%
2011Math5th Grade% met std72.9%76.3%
2012Math5th Grade% met std76.7%73.3%
2003Reading5th Grade% met std56.9%58%
2004Reading5th Grade% met std46.8%62.7%
2005Reading5th Grade% met std65.4%64.2%
2006Reading5th Grade% met std50%60.6%
2007Reading5th Grade% met std59%60%
2008Reading5th Grade% met std61.5%61.6%
2009Reading5th Grade% met std53.2%64.5%
2010Reading5th Grade% met std63%64.1%
2011Reading5th Grade% met std55.1%67.3%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std58%65%
2006Writing5th Grade% met std50%54.1%
2007Writing5th Grade% met std57.9%57.3%
2008Writing5th Grade% met std66.6%57.3%
2009Writing5th Grade% met std65.6%58.1%
2010Writing5th Grade% met std54.3%61.8%
2011Writing5th Grade% met std57.4%67.1%
2012Writing5th Grade% met std66.1%64.2%
2006Math6th Grade% met std69.8%68%
2007Math6th Grade% met std71.7%69.6%
2008Math6th Grade% met std80.3%72.3%
2009Math6th Grade% met std79.4%75.7%
2010Math6th Grade% met std65.6%78%
2011Math6th Grade% met std63.2%78.8%
2012Math6th Grade% met std64.4%77.2%
2006Reading6th Grade% met std57.5%65.9%
2007Reading6th Grade% met std56%63.5%
2008Reading6th Grade% met std55.2%66.9%
2009Reading6th Grade% met std67%67.6%
2010Reading6th Grade% met std43%68.8%
2011Reading6th Grade% met std47.1%69.9%
2012Reading6th Grade% met std51.9%68.5%
2006Math7th Grade% met std51%66.5%
2007Math7th Grade% met std60.4%67.2%
2008Math7th Grade% met std71.1%70.6%
2009Math7th Grade% met std66.7%75.3%
2010Math7th Grade% met std68.4%77.9%
2011Math7th Grade% met std62.2%78.6%
2012Math7th Grade% met std67.1%80.1%
2006Reading7th Grade% met std44.4%68.1%
2007Reading7th Grade% met std53.7%66.8%
2008Reading7th Grade% met std53.6%70%
2009Reading7th Grade% met std62.7%71.4%
2010Reading7th Grade% met std63.1%73.5%
2011Reading7th Grade% met std50%76%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std48.1%76%
2003Math8th Grade% met std23%51.3%
2004Math8th Grade% met std43.8%57.9%
2005Math8th Grade% met std49.2%62.9%
2006Math8th Grade% met std56.9%62.2%
2007Math8th Grade% met std51.9%67.9%
2008Math8th Grade% met std69.5%70.4%
2009Math8th Grade% met std59.2%71.3%
2010Math8th Grade% met std58.3%75.2%
2011Math8th Grade% met std60.4%76.9%
2012Math8th Grade% met std70.3%76.4%
2003Reading8th Grade% met std39.3%63.4%
2004Reading8th Grade% met std49.6%68.9%
2005Reading8th Grade% met std57.5%64.1%
2006Reading8th Grade% met std66.1%70.6%
2007Reading8th Grade% met std59.1%75%
2008Reading8th Grade% met std73.4%78.3%
2009Reading8th Grade% met std68.4%80.5%
2010Reading8th Grade% met std70.2%81.9%
2011Reading8th Grade% met std60.5%81.8%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std59.5%79.8%
2008Science8th Grade% met std48.9%52.7%
2009Science8th Grade% met std34.7%54.8%
2010Science8th Grade% met std41.2%57.2%
2011Science8th Grade% met std36.1%58.3%
2012Science8th Grade% met std37.3%59.7%
2006Writing8th Grade% met std47.2%66.1%
2007Writing8th Grade% met std55.8%71.8%
2008Writing8th Grade% met std48.4%69.1%
2009Writing8th Grade% met std43.3%71.2%
2010Writing8th Grade% met std48%75.2%
2011Writing8th Grade% met std44.9%73.1%
2012Writing8th Grade% met std54.6%72.7%

Some data by SchoolDigger.com.

School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$21,084,000$15,912 $22,070,000$16,240 $22,258,000$16,235 
Total Expenditures:$20,155,000$15,211 $24,799,000$18,248 $32,193,000$23,481 
Total Current Expenditures:$15,825,000$11,943 $16,126,000$11,866 $16,666,000$12,156 
Instructional Expenditures:$9,986,000$7,53763.1%$10,081,000$7,41862.5%$10,415,000$7,59762.5%
Student and Staff Support:$1,885,000$1,42311.9%$2,039,000$1,50012.6%$2,253,000$1,64313.5%
Operations, Food, Other:$2,341,000$1,76714.8%$2,468,000$1,81615.3%$2,398,000$1,74914.4%
Total Capital Outlay:$57,000$43 $4,626,000$3,404 $11,902,000$8,681 
Construction:$15,000$11 $4,528,000$3,332 $11,604,000$8,464 
Total Other:$29,000$22 $113,000$83 $111,000$81 
Interest on Debt:$1,079,000$814 $1,108,000$815 $829,000$605 
Total Salary:$8,483,000$6,402 $9,291,000$6,837 $9,084,000$6,626 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$5,779,000$4,36268.1%$6,411,000$4,71769.0%$6,230,000$4,54468.6%
Other Salary:$2,704,000$2,04131.9%$2,880,000$2,11931.0%$2,854,000$2,08231.4%
Total Benefit:$4,077,000$3,077 $3,526,000$2,595 $3,701,000$2,699 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$2,667,000$2,01365.4%$2,303,000$1,69565.3%$2,364,000$1,72463.9%
Other Benefit:$1,410,000$1,06434.6%$1,223,000$90034.7%$1,337,000$97536.1%

* Columbia Borough School District was rated 1 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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