Top 3 Best 17901 Pennsylvania Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 2,589 students in 17901, PA (there are 4 private schools, serving 425 private students). 86% of all K-12 students in 17901, PA are educated in public schools (compared to the PA state average of 86%).
The top ranked public schools in 17901, PA are Pottsville Area High School, Clarke El Center and Lengel MiddleSchool. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 17901 have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 55% statewide average). Schools in 17901, PA have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Pennsylvania public schools.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Pennsylvania public school average of 38% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best 17901, PA Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pottsville Area High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
16th Street & Elk Avenue
Pottsville, PA 17901
(570) 621-2960
Grades: 9-12
| 889 students
Rank: #22.
Clarke El Center
(Math: 44% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
601 North 16th St
Pottsville, PA 17901
(570) 621-2945
Grades: K-4
| 762 students
Rank: #33.
Lengel MiddleSchool
(Math: 27% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1541 Laurel Blvd
Pottsville, PA 17901
(570) 621-2923
Grades: 5-8
| 707 students
Rank: #44.
Gillingham Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
915 Howard Avenue
Pottsville, PA 17901
(570) 955-3830
Grades: K-12
| 231 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in 17901, PA?
The top ranked public schools in 17901, PA include Pottsville Area High School, Clarke El Center and Lengel MiddleSchool.
How many public schools are located in 17901, PA?
4 public schools are located in 17901, PA.
What percentage of students in 17901, PA go to public school?
86% of all K-12 students in 17901, PA are educated in public schools (compared to the PA state average of 86%).
What is the racial composition of students in 17901, PA?
17901, PA public schools minority enrollment is 22% 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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