Top 10 Best Carbon County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 22 public schools serving 8,792 students in Carbon County, PA. Carbon County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Pennsylvania.
The top ranked public schools in Carbon County, PA are Weatherly Area Elementary School, Towamensing Elementary School and Lehighton Area High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Carbon County, PA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 62% statewide average). Schools in Carbon County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Pennsylvania public schools.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Pennsylvania public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Carbon County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Weatherly Area Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
602 6th St
Weatherly, PA 18255
(570) 427-8687
Grades: K-5
| 274 students
Rank: #22.
Towamensing Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7920 Interchange Rd
Lehighton, PA 18235
(610) 681-4024
Grades: K-6
| 336 students
Rank: #33.
Lehighton Area High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1 Indian Lane
Lehighton, PA 18235
(610) 377-6180
Grades: 9-12
| 705 students
Rank: #44.
Palmerton Area High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3525 Fireline Rd
Palmerton, PA 18071
(610) 826-3155
Grades: 9-12
| 467 students
Rank: #55.
Jim Thorpe Area High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1 Olympian Way
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
(570) 325-3663
Grades: 9-12
| 584 students
Rank: #66.
Carbon Career & Technical Institute
Vocational School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
150 West 13th Street
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
(570) 325-3682
Grades: 9-12
| 406 students
Rank: #77.
Weatherly Area Middle School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
602 6th St
Weatherly, PA 18255
(570) 427-8689
Grades: 6-8
| 137 students
Rank: #88.
Weatherly Area Senior High School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
601 6th St
Weatherly, PA 18255
(570) 427-8521
Grades: 9-12
| 204 students
Rank: #99.
Palmerton Area Junior High School
Math: 37% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3529 Fireline Rd
Palmerton, PA 18071
(610) 826-2492
Grades: 7-8
| 281 students
Rank: #1010.
S S Palmer Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
298 Lafayette Ave
Palmerton, PA 18071
(610) 826-7538
Grades: 2-6
| 449 students
Rank: #1111.
L B Morris Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
150 W 10th St
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
(570) 325-2703
Grades: PK-8
| 752 students
Rank: #1212.
Lehighton Area Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
301 Beaver Run Rd
Lehighton, PA 18235
(610) 377-6535
Grades: 5-8
| 752 students
Rank: #1313.
Penn-kidder Campus
Math: 32% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2850 State Route 903
Albrightsville, PA 18210
(570) 722-1150
Grades: PK-8
| 686 students
Rank: #1414.
Panther Valley Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1 North Mermon Avenue
Nesquehoning, PA 18240
(570) 669-9411
Grades: K-3
| 509 students
Rank: #1515.
Panther Valley Junior Senior High School
Math: 21% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
912 Coal Region Way
Lansford, PA 18232
(570) 645-2171
Grades: 7-12
| 734 students
Rank: #1616.
Panther Valley Intermediate School
Math: 19% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
678 Panther Pride Drive
Lansford, PA 18232
(570) 645-2175
Grades: 4-6
| 449 students
496 W Lizard Creek Rd
Lehighton, PA 18235
(610) 377-6094
Grades: K-4
| 127 students
1122 Fairyland Rd
Lehighton, PA 18235
(610) 377-6163
Grades: K-4
| 240 students
2466 Mahoning Dr E
Lehighton, PA 18235
(570) 386-4678
Grades: K-4
| 214 students
680 Fourth Street
Palmerton, PA 18071
(610) 826-4914
Grades: K-1
| 165 students
200 Beaver Run Rd
Lehighton, PA 18235
(610) 377-7880
Grades: K-4
| 307 students
Youth Forestry Camp #2
Alternative School
Hickory Run State Park
White Haven, PA 18661
(570) 443-9524
Grades: 7-12
| 14 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Carbon County, PA

Carbon County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
410 Center Ave
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
(570) 325-2771
Grades: 7
| 170 students
678 Panther Pride Drive
Lansford, PA 18232
(570) 645-2175
Grades: 6-8
| 415 students
912 Coal Region Way
Lansford, PA 18232
(570) 645-2171
Grades: 9-12
| 396 students

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