Wilkes-Barre Area SD School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 8 public schools managed by Wilkes-Barre Area SD School District serving 6,165 students in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the state average of 15:1.

Wilkes-Barre Area SD School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Wilkes Barre Daniel J Flood Elementary School
    565 N Washington St
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18705
    (570)826-7245

    Grades: K-6 | 660 students
  • Wilkes Barre Dodson Elementary School
    80 Jones St
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
    (570)826-7185

    Grades: K-6 | 562 students
  • Wilkes Barre Dr David W Kistler Elementary School
    301 Old River Rd
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
    (570)826-7230

    Grades: K-6 | 938 students
  • Wilkes Barre Elmer L Meyers Junior Senior High School
    341 Carey Ave
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
    (570)826-7145

    Grades: 7-12 | 900 students
  • Wilkes Barre G A R Memorial Junior Senior High School
    Grant & Lehigh Streets
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
    (570)826-7165

    Grades: 7-12 | 911 students
  • Wilkes Barre James M Coughlin Junior Senior High School
    80 N Washington St
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
    (570)826-7111

    Grades: 9-12 | 906 students
  • Wilkes Barre Solomon/plains Elementary School
    41 Abbott St
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18705
    (570)826-7222

    Grades: K-6 | 835 students
  • Wilkes Barre Solomon/plains Junior High School
    43 Abbott St
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18705
    (570)826-7224

    Grades: 7-8 | 453 students

Overview

School District NameWilkes-Barre Area SD School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students6,165 students
# of Teachers412 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
# of Male Students3,063 students
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students3,102 students
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.68
# of American Indian Students1 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students89 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students1,845 students
% Hispanic Students
30%
# of Black Students1,095 students
% Black Students
18%
# of White Students2,786 students
% White Students
45%
# of Hawaiian Students3 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students346 students
% of Two or more races Students
6%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:396
# of Students in 1st Grade:428
# of Students in 2nd Grade:440
# of Students in 3rd Grade:459
# of Students in 4th Grade:431
# of Students in 5th Grade:432
# of Students in 6th Grade:409
# of Students in 7th Grade:579
# of Students in 8th Grade:496
# of Students in 9th Grade:544
# of Students in 10th Grade:545
# of Students in 11th Grade:498
# of Students in 12th Grade:508
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Wilkes-Barre Area SD School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 86% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wilkes-Barre Area SD School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wilkes-Barre Area SD School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
84%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wilkes-Barre Area SD School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $14,438 is higher than the state average of $13,057. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $12,953 is higher than the state average of $12,924. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
Total Revenue$100 MM$19 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wilkes-Barre Area SD School District and average revenue for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$90 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of Wilkes-Barre Area SD School District and average spending for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,438$13,057
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wilkes-Barre Area SD School District and average revenue per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$12,953$12,924
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wilkes-Barre Area SD School District and average spending per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Wilkes-Barre Area SD School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.68, which is higher than the Pennsylvania average of 0.27. The most diverse school in the district is Dr David W Kistler Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.