Wilkes-Barre Area School District

  • 730 SOUTH MAIN ST
  • WILKES BARRE, PA 18711
  • (570) 826-7182
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District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate85.2%82.7%
Dropout Rate0.8%2.6%
Per Pupil Spending$11,200$11,954
Students Per Teacher13.913.7
Number of Schools9-
Number of Students6,708-
Number of (FTE) Teachers482-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment6,70813.9
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students-
Kindergarten Students518
1st Grade Students530
2nd Grade Students456
3rd Grade Students518
4th Grade Students474
5th Grade Students493
6th Grade Students551
7th Grade Students522
8th Grade Students547
9th Grade Students549
10th Grade Students636
11th Grade Students545
12th Grade Students521
Ungraded Students2
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native3
Asian or Pacific Islander78
Hispanic1,118
Black (Non-Hispanic)1,244
White (Non-Hispanic)4,262
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male3,406
Female3,299

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers48213.9
Prekindergarten Teachers--
Kindergarten Teachers22-
Elementary Teachers213-
Secondary Teachers233-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes14-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides71
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors2
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors13
Elementary4
Secondary9
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians9
Library Support Staff7
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff244
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators6
LEA Administrative Support Staff27
School Administrators20
School Administrative Support Staff24
Student Support Services27
Other Support Services Staff141

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$93,322,000-
Total Local Revenues$51,452,00055.1%
Property Tax$41,585,00044.6%
General Sales Tax$1,275,0001.4%
Public Utility Tax$71,0000.08%
Individual And Corporate Income Taxes$4,181,0004.5%
All Other Taxes$2,050,0002.2%
Other School Systems$309,0000.3%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$41,0000.04%
School Lunch$819,0000.9%
Rents and Royalties$66,0000.07%
Interest Earnings$992,0001.1%
Private Contributions$45,0000.05%
Miscellaneous$18,0000.02%
Total State Revenues$36,023,00038.6%
General Formula Assistance$21,133,00022.6%
Staff Improvement Programs$2,992,0003.2%
Special Education Programs$3,818,0004.1%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$216,0000.2%
Vocational Education Programs$26,0000.03%
School Lunch Programs$152,0000.2%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$478,0000.5%
Transportation Programs$1,145,0001.2%
Other Programs$6,063,0006.5%
Total Federal Revenues$5,847,0006.3%
Through State - Title I$2,167,0002.3%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$578,0000.6%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$35,0000.04%
Through State - Title V, Part A$32,0000.03%
Through State - Bilingual Education$66,0000.07%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$1,859,0002.0%
Through State - Other$241,0000.3%
Direct - Impact Aid$1,0000.00%
Direct - Other$868,0000.9%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$75,319,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$46,141,00061.3%
Total Support Services Expenditures$26,537,00035.2%
Student Support$3,650,0003.9%
Instructional Staff Support$3,021,0003.2%
General Administration Support$3,830,0004.1%
School Administration Support$3,376,0003.6%
Operation and Maintenance Support$8,022,0008.6%
Student Transportation Support$3,443,0003.7%
Other Support Services$1,195,0001.3%
Total Other Expenditures$2,641,0003.5%
Food Services$2,641,0002.8%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 85.2%
Total Diploma Count 518
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-12170.8%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Wilkes-Barre Area School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 9
  • Students: 6,708
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 482
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DANIEL J FLOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
565 North Washington St
Wilkes-Barre, PA
Public | KG-6
501 13.1

5 out of 5
1 Review
DODSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
80 Jones St
Wilkes-Barre, PA
Public | KG-6
491 13.3

1 out of 5
1 Review
DR DAVID W KISTLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
301 Old River Rd
Wilkes-Barre, PA
Public | KG-6
931 15.5

5 out of 5
5 Reviews
ELMER L MEYERS JUNIOR / HIGH SCHOOL
341 Carey Ave
Wilkes-Barre, PA
Public | 7-12
909 12.2

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G A R MEMORIAL JUNIOR / HIGH SCHOOL
Grant and Lehigh Streets
Wilkes-Barre, PA
Public | 7-12
855 12.0

3 out of 5
2 Reviews
HEIGHTS / MURRAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1 South Sherman St
Wilkes-Barre, PA
Public | KG-6
732 14.8

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JAMES M COUGHLIN JUNIOR / HIGH SCHOOL
80 North Washington St
Wilkes-Barre, PA
Public | 9-12
1,087 16.8

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SOLOMON / PLAINS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
41 Abbott St
Plains, PA
Public | KG-6
885 16.3

4.5 out of 5
9 Reviews
SOLOMON / PLAINS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
43 Abbott St
Plains, PA
Public | 7-8
471 11.5

3.5 out of 5
20 Reviews
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