G A R Memorial Junior Senior High School

  • G A R Memorial Junior Senior High School serves 849 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 13% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • G A R Memorial Junior Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 32%.

Top Placements

G A R Memorial Junior Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • G A R Memorial Junior Senior High School's student population of 849 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students849 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

  • G A R Memorial Junior Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,835 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of G A R Memorial Junior Senior High School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
38%
10%
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Black
26%
15%
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White
33%
68%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in G A R Memorial Junior Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.690.26
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Graduation Rate85-89%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in G A R Memorial Junior Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilkes-barre Area School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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