Wilkes-Barre Area School District

Know your school choice options in Pennsylvania.

In Pennsylvania some districts allow children to transfer to schools outside their district (called interdistrict choice). They can also attend charter schools. Low-income students are eligible for scholarship funding to attend private schools.

Under the federal No Child Left Behind law, students attending a Title I school designated as "in need of improvement" have the right to attend a higher performing school in the district.
GreatSchools Rating: 4 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
This district's rating is based on its schools' test results; 10 is best.
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730 South Main St
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
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PH: (570) 826-7182
yellow arrow Grades 1-12 & ungraded
yellow arrow 6,997 students
yellow arrow 9 schools
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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...

Posted 2 days ago

Solomon/Plains Junior High School

Solomon is the best. My grandson is in the first grade. He can read, write, add do it a...

Posted 2 days ago

Heights/Murray Elementary School

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

Posted 16 days ago

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