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

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 24 public schools serving 11,215 students in Northumberland County, PA. Northumberland County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Pennsylvania.
The top ranked public schools in Northumberland County, PA are Turbotville Elementary School, Line Mountain High School and Milton High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Northumberland County, PA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 62% statewide average). Schools in Northumberland County have an average ranking of 3/10, 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 Northumberland County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Turbotville Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
301 Pine St
Turbotville, PA 17772
(570) 649-5164
Grades: K-3
| 439 students
Rank: #22.
Line Mountain High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
187 Line Mountain Road
Herndon, PA 17830
(570) 758-2011
Grades: 9-12
| 373 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Milton High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
700 Mahoning St
Milton, PA 17847
(570) 742-7611
Grades: 9-12
| 656 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Warrior Run High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4800 Susquehanna Trail
Turbotville, PA 17772
(570) 649-5166
Grades: 9-12
| 508 students
Rank: #55.
Shamokin Area High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2000 W State St
Coal Township, PA 17866
(570) 648-5731
Grades: 9-12
| 648 students
Rank: #66.
Shikellamy High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(2)
600 Walnut Street
Sunbury, PA 17801
(570) 286-3713
Grades: 9-12
| 761 students
Rank: #77.
Priestley School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
423 Cannery Rd
Northumberland, PA 17857
(570) 473-3261
Grades: K-5
| 393 students
Rank: #88.
Line Mountain Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
542 W Shamokin St
Trevorton, PA 17881
(570) 797-3825
Grades: PK-4
| 395 students
Rank: #99.
Danville Area Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Northumberland Road
Danville, PA 17821
(570) 271-3268
Grades: 6-8
| 567 students
Rank: #1010.
Mount Carmel Area High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
600 W 5th St
Mount Carmel, PA 17851
(570) 339-1500
Grades: 9-12
| 437 students
Rank: #1111.
Montandon Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2733 State Route 45
Montandon, PA 17850
(570) 523-3218
Grades: K-5
| 134 students
Rank: #1212.
Warrior Run Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4860 Susquehanna Trail
Turbotville, PA 17772
(570) 649-5135
Grades: 4-8
| 577 students
Rank: #1313.
James F Baugher Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
60 Brenda Rovenolt Circle
Milton, PA 17847
(570) 742-7631
Grades: K-5
| 517 students
Rank: #1414.
Line Mountain Middle School
Math: 34% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
187 Line Mountain Rd
Herndon, PA 17830
(570) 758-2011
Grades: 5-8
| 354 students
Rank: #1515.
Milton Area Middle School
Math: 40% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
700 Mahoning St
Milton, PA 17847
(570) 742-7685
Grades: 6-8
| 486 students
Rank: #1616.
Shikellamy Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
545 Permastone Dr
Northumberland, PA 17857
(570) 286-3736
Grades: 6-8
| 696 students
Rank: #1717.
Mount Carmel Area Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
630 W 5th St
Mount Carmel, PA 17851
(570) 339-1500
Grades: PK-6
| 815 students
Rank: #1818.
Shamokin Area Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3000 W State St
Coal Township, PA 17866
(570) 648-5721
Grades: PK-4
| 868 students
Rank: #1919.
Grace S Beck School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Arch St
Sunbury, PA 17801
(570) 286-3725
Grades: K-5
| 328 students
Rank: #2020.
Mount Carmel Area Junior High School
Math: 30% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
600 W 5th St
Mount Carmel, PA 17851
(570) 339-1500
Grades: 7-8
| 230 students
Rank: #2121.
Shamokin Area Intermediate School
Math: 29% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3000 W State St
Coal Township, PA 17866
(570) 648-5721
Grades: 5-6
| 344 students
Rank: #2222.
Shamokin Area Middle School
Math: 20% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 W State St
Coal Township, PA 17866
(570) 648-5731
Grades: 7-8
| 369 students
Rank: #2323.
Chief Shikellamy School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
338 Memorial Drive
Sunbury, PA 17801
(570) 286-3728
Grades: K-5
| 320 students
Northumberland County Ctc
Vocational School
1700-2000 West Montgomery Stre
Coal Township, PA 17866
(570) 644-0304
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Northumberland County, PA

Northumberland County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
162 School Rd
Dalmatia, PA 17017
(570) 758-6243
Grades: PK-6
| 203 students
3664 Old State Rd
Leck Kill, PA 17836
(570) 425-3671
Grades: K-6
| 63 students
500 Shamokin Street
Trevorton, PA 17881
(570) 797-2189
Grades: 6-8
| 324 students
4th And Hanover Streets
Northumberland, PA 17857
(570) 473-3547
Grades: 6-8
| 306 students
Avenue A And 5th St
Riverside, PA 17868
(570) 271-3268
Grades: PK-2
| 151 students
2000 W State St
Coal Township, PA 17866
(570) 648-5731
Grades: 7-12
| 1,285 students
115 Fairmount Ave
Sunbury, PA 17801
(570) 286-3736
Grades: 6-8
| 357 students
1100 Main St
Watsontown, PA 17777
(570) 538-5562
Grades: K-4
| 281 students
Rr 2 Box 538
Shamokin, PA 17872
(570) 797-2233
Grades: 2-5
| 72 students

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