Top 5 Best 18702 Pennsylvania Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 4,723 students in 18702, PA.
The top ranked public schools in 18702, PA are Bear Creek Community Charter School, Dr David W Kistler Elementary School and Elmer L Meyers Junior Senior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 18702 have an average math proficiency score of 19% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 62% statewide average). Schools in 18702, PA have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Pennsylvania public schools.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Pennsylvania public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best 18702, PA Public Schools (2021)

  • 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.
    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: #33.
    Elmer L Meyers Junior Senior High School Math: 17% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    341 Carey Ave
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
    (570) 826-7145

    Grades: 7-12 | 964 students
  • Rank: #44.
    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: #55.
    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: #66.
    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
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