2 Parent Reviews for Central Columbia Senior High School
Central is fairly average for a ruralish school. It's fairly small but has pretty good academics(5 or 6 AP courses) for a school its size. Unlike the other review, I've never found it overly cliquey or racist. Yes, its true that the school district is probably 90-95 percent white but I've never seen
... Read more any blatant acts of racism while there. Like any high school there are plenty of different groups of kids. it is not the popular kids and if you're not you're garbage. The school will get you where you need to go but its not designed to be an ivy league producer or a D-I athletic producer Overall, its a fine school, nothing too bad, nothing too great. Read less
Posted by a student on 12/27/11
Central has a acceptable education but, this school is not for kids with any self-esteem problems..Central is a very cliquey school. If you do not get in with the popular crowd or are rich then it makes it hard for you in the school even if you are satisfied with your own group of friends. If you are
... Read more of any different race then be prepared for Central is basically white and very racist. People at Central get bullied and there has been even sucicides in the school. IF YOU ARE NOT POPULAR...DONT COME TO CENTRAL..i am currently leaving it for a more divervse and accepting school even though I am white. Read less
School Profile for Central Columbia Senior High School
PSSA* Test Scores
Grade Level: 11
Test Year: 2012
Central Columbia Senior High School
Central Columbia School District
* In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
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visual and performing arts, special talents in visual art, music, dance, drama, or other related studies;
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Adult Education Classes
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English as Second Language
English language classes for students whose first language is not English.
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Bloomsburg schools — Central Columbia Senior High School is located at 4777 Old Berwick Rd, Bloomsburg PA 17815. 4777 Old Berwick Rd is in the 17815 ZIP code in Bloomsburg, PA The school district for Central Columbia Senior High School is the Central Columbia School District. Central Columbia Senior High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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