Top 10 Best Northumberland County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 22 public schools serving 10,784 students in Northumberland County, PA (there are 13 private schools, serving 1,615 private students). 87% of all K-12 students in Northumberland County, PA are educated in public schools (compared to the PA state average of 86%).
The top ranked public schools in Northumberland County, PA are Oaklyn School, Shamokin Area 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 31% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 55% statewide average). Schools in Northumberland County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Pennsylvania public schools.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Pennsylvania public school average of 38% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Northumberland County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Oaklyn School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
115 Oak Street
Sunbury, PA 17801
(570) 286-3731
Grades: K-2
| 408 students
Rank: #22.
Shamokin Area High School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2000 W State St
Coal Township, PA 17866
(570) 648-5731
Grades: 9-12
| 717 students
Rank: #33.
Milton High School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
700 Mahoning St
Milton, PA 17847
(570) 742-7614
Grades: 9-12
| 628 students
Rank: #44.
Priestley School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
423 Cannery Rd
Northumberland, PA 17857
(570) 473-3261
Grades: K-2
| 269 students
Rank: #55.
Turbotville Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
301 Pine St
Turbotville, PA 17772
(570) 649-5164
Grades: K-3
| 435 students
Rank: #66.
Warrior Run High School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4800 Susquehanna Trail
Turbotville, PA 17772
(570) 649-5166
Grades: 9-12
| 477 students
Rank: #77.
Mount Carmel Area High School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
600 W 5th St
Mount Carmel, PA 17851
(570) 339-1500
Grades: 9-12
| 445 students
Rank: #88.
Line Mountain High School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
187 Line Mountain Road
Herndon, PA 17830
(570) 758-2011
Grades: 9-12
| 329 students
Rank: #99.
Line Mountain Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
542 W Shamokin St
Trevorton, PA 17881
(570) 797-3825
Grades: PK-4
| 361 students
Rank: #1010.
Shikellamy High School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Walnut Street
Sunbury, PA 17801
(570) 286-3713
Grades: 9-12
| 900 students
Rank: #1111.
Warrior Run MiddleSchool
(Math: 38% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4860 Susquehanna Trail
Turbotville, PA 17772
(570) 649-5135
Grades: 4-8
| 534 students
Rank: #1212.
Milton Area MiddleSchool
(Math: 27% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
700 Mahoning St
Milton, PA 17847
(570) 742-7614
Grades: 6-8
| 423 students
Rank: #1313.
Line Mountain MiddleSchool
(Math: 17% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
187 Line Mountain Rd
Herndon, PA 17830
(570) 758-2011
Grades: 5-8
| 336 students
Rank: #1414.
James F Baugher Elementary School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
60 Brenda Rovenolt Circle
Milton, PA 17847
(570) 742-7614
Grades: K-5
| 656 students
Rank: #1515.
Chief Shikellamy School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
338 Memorial Drive
Sunbury, PA 17801
(570) 286-3728
Grades: 3-5
| 613 students
Rank: #1616.
Shikellamy MiddleSchool
(Math: 24% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
545 Permastone Dr
Northumberland, PA 17857
(570) 286-3736
Grades: 6-8
| 692 students
Rank: #1717.
Mount Carmel Area Elementary School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
630 W 5th St
Mount Carmel, PA 17851
(570) 339-1500
Grades: PK-6
| 797 students
Rank: #1818.
Mount Carmel Area Jh
(Math: 25% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
600 W 5th St
Mount Carmel, PA 17851
(570) 339-1500
Grades: 7-8
| 254 students
Rank: #1919.
Shamokin Area Elementary School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3000 W State St
Coal Township, PA 17866
(570) 648-5721
Grades: PK-4
| 806 students
Rank: #2020.
Shamokin Area Intermediate School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3000 W State St
Coal Township, PA 17866
(570) 648-5721
Grades: 5-6
| 352 students
Rank: #2121.
Shamokin Area MiddleSchool
(Math: 13% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 W State St
Coal Township, PA 17866
(570) 648-5731
Grades: 7-8
| 337 students
Rank: n/an/a
Northumberland County Ctc
Vocational School
1700-2000 West Montgomery Stre
Coal Township, PA 17866
(570) 644-0304
Grades: 10-12
| 15 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
600 Arch St
Sunbury, PA 17801
(570) 286-3725
Grades: K-5
| 247 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
2733 State Route 45
Montandon, PA 17850
(570) 523-3218
Grades: K-5
| 132 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

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Northumberland County, PA?
The top ranked public schools in Northumberland County, PA include Oaklyn School, Shamokin Area High School and Milton High School.
How many public schools are located in Northumberland County, PA?
22 public schools are located in Northumberland County, PA.
What percentage of students in Northumberland County, PA go to public school?
87% of all K-12 students in Northumberland County, PA are educated in public schools (compared to the PA state average of 86%).
What is the racial composition of students in Northumberland County, PA?
Northumberland County, PA public schools minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Pennsylvania public schools average of 38% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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