Heights / Murray Elementary School

1 South Sherman St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 | (570) 826-7255
  • Grades: KG-6
  • Student Enrollment: 732
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1 S Sherman St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
  • Principal or Admin: Brian Benedetti
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 732
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 49.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 359 (49.0%)
  • Females: 343 (46.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 50 (6.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 586 (80.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 636 (86.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Heights / Murray Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Black20227.6%
Asian131.8%
Hispanic14519.8%
White34046.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Heights / Murray Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten13318.2%
1st Grade12216.7%
2nd Grade9212.6%
3rd Grade9513.0%
4th Grade8711.9%
5th Grade9913.5%
6th Grade10414.2%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
85.0%
District:
65.2%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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