Top 10 Best Luzerne County Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 64 public schools serving 41,781 students in Luzerne County, PA. Luzerne County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Pennsylvania.
The top ranked public schools in Luzerne County, PA are Dallas Senior High School, Nescopeck Elementary School and Wycallis Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Luzerne County, PA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 62% statewide average). Schools in Luzerne County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Pennsylvania public schools.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Pennsylvania public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Luzerne County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Dallas Senior High School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2030 Conyngham Avenue
    Dallas, PA 18612
    (570) 674-7230

    Grades: 9-12 | 868 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Nescopeck Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    315 Dewey St
    Nescopeck, PA 18635
    (570) 759-6426

    Grades: PK-4 | 192 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Wycallis Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2010 Conyngham Avenue
    Dallas, PA 18612
    (570) 674-7283

    Grades: K-5 | 538 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Salem Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    810 East Tenth Street
    Berwick, PA 18603
    (570) 759-6400

    Grades: K-4 | 390 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Fairview Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    117 Spruce Street
    Mountain Top, PA 18707
    (570) 474-5942

    Grades: K-6 | 633 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Dallas Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2000 Conyngham Avenue
    Dallas, PA 18612
    (570) 674-7271

    Grades: K-5 | 557 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Wyoming Area Primary Center Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    55 Tenth Street
    Wyoming, PA 18644
    (570) 693-1914

    Grades: 1-3 | 476 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Rice Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3700 Church Road
    Mountain Top, PA 18707
    (570) 868-3161

    Grades: K-6 | 789 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Pittston Area Senior High School Math: 63% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    5 Stout Street Yatesville
    Pittston, PA 18640
    (570) 654-2415

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,005 student
  • Rank: #1010.
    Dallas Middle School Math: 47% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2020 Conyngham Avenue
    Dallas, PA 18612
    (570) 674-7245

    Grades: 6-8 | 612 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Lehman-jackson Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1237 Market St
    Lehman, PA 18627
    (570) 675-2165

    Grades: K-6 | 379 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Chester Street Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    110 East Chester Street
    Kingston, PA 18704
    (570) 287-2438

    Grades: 1-5 | 173 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Pittston City Intrmd Center Math: 53% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    110 New Street
    Pittston, PA 18640
    (570) 654-2415

    Grades: 2-4 | 752 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Wyoming Valley West Senior High School Math: 50% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    150 Wadham Street
    Plymouth, PA 18651
    (570) 779-5361

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,187 student
  • Rank: #1515.
    Wyoming Area Intermediate Center Math: 47% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    100 Montgomery Avenue
    Pittston, PA 18643
    (570) 654-1404

    Grades: 4-6 | 538 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Lake-noxen Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Rr 3 Box 270
    Harveys Lake, PA 18618
    (570) 639-1129

    Grades: K-6 | 303 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Northwest Area High School Math: 40% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    243 Thorne Hill Rd
    Shickshinny, PA 18655
    (570) 542-4126

    Grades: 7-12 | 503 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Lake-lehman Junior Senior High School Math: 46% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Old Route 115
    Lehman, PA 18627
    (570) 675-7458

    Grades: 7-12 | 891 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Bear Creek Community Charter School Charter School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    30 Charter School Way
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
    (570) 820-4070

    Grades: K-8 | 468 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Solomon/plains Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    41 Abbott St
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18705
    (570) 826-7222

    Grades: K-6 | 805 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Dana El Center Math: 40% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    50 Dana Street
    Kingston, PA 18704
    (570) 283-0591

    Grades: K-5 | 579 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Valley El/ms Math: 39% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    100 Rock Glen Rd
    Sugarloaf, PA 18249
    (570) 459-3111

    Grades: K-8 | 935 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Drums El/ms Math: 37% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    85 South Old Turnpike Road
    Drums, PA 18222
    (570) 459-3111

    Grades: K-8 | 729 students
  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25.
    Hazleton Area Career Center Vocational School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1451 W 23rd St
    Hazleton, PA 18202
    (570) 459-3221

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25.
    Wilkes-barre Area Ctc Vocational School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Jumper Road Plains Township
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18705
    (570) 822-4131

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #2626.
    Wyoming Area Sec Center Math: 39% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    252 Memorial St
    Pittston, PA 18643
    (570) 655-2836

    Grades: 7-12 | 1,082 student
  • Rank: #2727.
    Hazleton Area High School Math: 42% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1601 W 23rd St
    Hazleton, PA 18202
    (570) 459-3221

    Grades: 9-12 | 3,425 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Greater Nanticoke Area Senior High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    425 Kosciuszko St
    Nanticoke, PA 18634
    (570) 735-7781

    Grades: 8-12 | 934 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    James M Coughlin Junior Senior High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    80 N Washington St
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
    (570) 826-7111

    Grades: 9-12 | 876 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Northwest Area Intermediate School Math: 37% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    21 Sunset Lake Rd
    Shickshinny, PA 18655
    (570) 256-3649

    Grades: 4-6 | 220 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Ross Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5148 Main Rd
    Sweet Valley, PA 18656
    (570) 477-5050

    Grades: K-6 | 216 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Pittston Area Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    120 New Street
    Pittston, PA 18640
    (570) 654-2415

    Grades: 5-8 | 1,053 student
  • Rank: #3333.
    Lee Park Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    99 Lee Park Ave
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18706
    (570) 824-4741

    Grades: 2-3 | 307 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Wyoming Valley West Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    201 Chester Street
    Kingston, PA 18704
    (570) 287-2131

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,075 student
  • Rank: #3535.
    Schuyler Avenue Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    715 Schuyler Avenue
    Kingston, PA 18704
    (570) 287-6041

    Grades: K-5 | 228 students
  • Show 29 more public schools in Luzerne County, PA (out of 64 total schools)
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