Wilkes-Barre Schools

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GreatSchools Rating: 4 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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Dr David W Kistler Elementary School

my daughter is proud of her school and we would also like to start off by saying the sc...

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James M Coughlin Junior/Senior High School

My school is sadly not very good because everything is outdated the school was built ve...

Posted 15 days ago

Heights/Murray Elementary School

They ignore issues that are very important like bullying. They have no solutions, all t...

Posted 15 days ago

What's it like to live in Wilkes-Barre?

Median household income $32,184 $49,897 $50,935
Median home price $48,100 $150,400 $152,300
Cost of living (% of national avg)83% 101% 100%
Unemployment 9% 8% 9%
Violent crime index (1 is lowest)654
Days per year with some sun: 177
Days per year with some precipitation: 124
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Source: Sperling's Best Places
Population: 41,498
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