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Pittston, PA
Students enrolled: 739

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120 New St
Pittston, PA 18640

(570) 655-2927
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April 27, 2014
This school is the worst school ever if your child needs any additional help, testing, outside resources, etc. They have unqualified people evaluating your child, and when you have a problem they won't give you any help. It's ridiculous how many parents sure this school district for lack of help etc. I cannot even rate this school anything is so horrible! They need to get with reality. My son had struggled his entire time within this school district since first grade. I have yet to get anything I need for him to progress. It's such a shame! If your child doesn't need anything the school will treat the well, if your child does need something they will IGNORE them.

- submitted by a parent

February 17, 2014
I am currently a 8th grade student at the middle school and to be honest, it is a great school despite all the bad rumors. The teachers are the nicest and you learn very well. There are so many clubs and activities you can do if you don't play a sport. If you do play a sport (which I do) it's amazing. The programs are the best. You learn so much and have a lot of fun. Everyone gives you respect no matter what. It doesn't matter if your new, you make friends very quickly. I've seen it myself. We've had a lot of new students and they get find friends fast. And I mean very fast. Im writing this reveiw because I've seen the other bad comments and I'm not going to let someone trash my school like that. I go to an amazing school and you will not regret attending this school. I highly recommend it.

- submitted by a community member

July 14, 2011
After being assaulted by another student we knew it was time to pull our daughter out of Pittston Area. It was the BEST move we made as far as her education goes. We asked for 8 years that she be tested to find out if she is gifted. We were given every excuse in the book as to why they didn't do it. The teachers teach at a sub-par level. My daughter was told by a teacher to stop participating in class so much. I could go on an on about the deficiencies of this school district but I won't. She's now enrolled at PaCyber. She was tested for giftedness immediately and guess what?! She is gifted. She's going into the 8th grade and she will be taking 2 high school classes that count as credits towards her high school education. So far, she will be graduating a year early and that may change to an even earlier graduation date. The only way to fix the Pittston Area School district at this point would be a match and gasoline. They need to start from the bottom up and rebuild their "system". The lunatics have taken control of the asylum and I thank God every day that we got our daughter out of there before it was too late for her.

- submitted by a parent

April 16, 2008
My daughter has always struggled in school getting low grades. When she started going to Pittston Area in 2005 (3yrs) her grades came up immediately to A and B's. The teachers are wonderful. I love that they can offer one on one time with the students. Several months back I was thinking about moving back to my home town (4hrs away) for financial reasons, but I can't do it. Her education is more important. That's how much I just love this school and what it has done for her.

- submitted by a parent

October 03, 2004
This is the nicest, cleanest, most non-disciplined school in the whole entire state.

- submitted by a parent

July 05, 2003
My daughter has been attending Pittston Area all her life, she is 10 now and going to 5th grade. I would never take her from this school,they are great w/ the kids,and very serious about their education. It's just a great school,in everything from rewards for the kids when they deserve them,from teaching very well. My husband and I are very impressed w/ our school dist.

- submitted by a community member
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Pittston Area Middle School
120 New St, Pittston, PA  18640
(570) 655-2927
Last modified Pittston Area Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Pittston Area Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 6 reviews. Top