Southern Columbia High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
Bronze
College Readiness Index
9.8
Math Proficiency
2.9
Reading Proficiency
3.2
Student/Teacher Ratio
12:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 417 Students
  • 33 Teachers

Southern Columbia High School
812 SOUTHERN DR
CATAWISSA, PA 17820

Phone: (570) 356-3450

District: Southern Columbia Area School District

Overview

At Southern Columbia High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Southern Columbia High School is 13 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 2 percent. Southern Columbia High School is the only high school in the Southern Columbia Area School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Bronze

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 417
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 2%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 26%
Full-Time Teachers 33

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 82%
Proficient in Math 72%
College Readiness Index 9.8

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Distant Rural
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 1
Total Students 417
Proficient in Reading (district average) 82%
Proficient in Math (district average) 72%
College Readiness (district average) 9.8

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