Top 10 Best Wilkes Barre Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 9,514 students in Wilkes Barre, PA. Wilkes Barre has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Pennsylvania.
The top ranked public schools in Wilkes Barre, PA are Bear Creek Community Charter School, Solomon/plains Elementary School and Wilkes-barre Area Ctc. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Wilkes Barre, PA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 62% statewide average). Schools in Wilkes Barre have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Pennsylvania public schools.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Pennsylvania public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Wilkes Barre, PA Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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 students
Rank: #44.
James M Coughlin Junior Senior High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
80 N Washington St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
(570) 826-7111
Grades: 9-12
| 876 students
Rank: #55.
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: #66.
Hanover Area Junior Senior High School
Math: 18% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 Sans Souci Pkwy
Wilkes Barre, PA 18706
(570) 831-2300
Grades: 7-12
| 935 students
Rank: #77.
Dr David W Kistler Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
301 Old River Rd
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
(570) 826-7230
Grades: K-6
| 963 students
Rank: #88.
Hanover Area Memorial Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
80 W Saint Marys Rd
Wilkes Barre, PA 18706
(570) 822-5102
Grades: 4-6
| 442 students
Rank: #99.
Solomon/plains Junior High School
Math: 18% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
43 Abbott St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18705
(570) 826-7224
Grades: 7-8
| 460 students
Rank: #1010.
Daniel J Flood Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
565 N Washington St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18705
(570) 826-7245
Grades: K-6
| 671 students
Rank: #1111.
Elmer L Meyers Junior Senior High School
Math: 17% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
341 Carey Ave
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
(570) 826-7145
Grades: 7-12
| 964 students
Rank: #1212.
Dodson Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
80 Jones St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
(570) 826-7185
Grades: K-6
| 569 students
Rank: #1313.
G A R Memorial Junior Senior High School
Math: 9% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
250 South Grant Street
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
(570) 826-7165
Grades: 7-12
| 937 students
Rank: #1414.
Heights/murray Elementary School
Math: 8% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1 S Sherman St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
(570) 826-7111
Grades: K-6
| 822 students
561 Main Rd
Wilkes Barre, PA 18706
(570) 824-3941
Grades: K-1
| 295 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
First And Colley St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18706
(570) 824-3732
Grades: 3-4
| 270 students

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