Wilkes-Barre, PA
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Wilkes-Barre Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Districts in Wilkes-Barre


Hanover Area Sd School District Details

Hanover Area Sd School District
1600 Sans Souci Pkwy
Hanover Township, PA 18706

1,999 Students enrolled in District

4 Schools in District

17 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Hanover Area Sd School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

(10 is best)

Better than of PA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Hanover Area Junior And Senior High School
1600 Sans Souci Pkwy
Hanover Township, PA, 18706
07-12
Hanover Area Memorial Elementary School
80 W Saint Marys Rd
Hanover Township, PA, 18706
04-06
Hanover Green Elementary School
561 Main Rd
Hanover Township, PA, 18706
KG-01
Lee Park Elementary School
99 Lee Park Ave
Hanover Township, PA, 18706
02-03

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 78.6% 70.4%
Black 9.4% 15.5%
Hispanic 10.8% 10.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.1% 3.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.1%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 61.1% 44.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 55.3% 40.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.8% 4.5%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,830 $13,981,010 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $692 $1,416,524 5.0%
Staff $464 $949,808 3.3%
General Administration $320 $655,040 2.3%
School Administration $477 $976,419 3.4%
Operation $1,101 $2,253,747 7.9%
Transportation $779 $1,594,613 5.6%
Other $258 $528,126 1.9%
Total Support $4,092 $8,376,324 29.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,979 $6,098,013 21.4%
Total Expenditures $13,901 $28,455,347 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,735 $13,390,566,678 48.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $633 $1,096,074,070 4.0%
Staff $390 $675,482,850 2.4%
General Administration $340 $588,134,805 2.1%
School Administration $601 $1,040,616,999 3.8%
Operation $1,301 $2,252,963,601 8.1%
Transportation $707 $1,223,364,484 4.4%
Other $411 $711,703,639 2.6%
Total Support $4,383 $7,588,310,408 27.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,905 $6,759,769,940 24.4%
Total Expenditures $16,023 $27,738,692,185 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Wilkes Barre Area Sd School District Details

Wilkes Barre Area Sd School District
730 S Main St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711

6,895 Students enrolled in District

9 Schools in District

14 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Wilkes Barre Area Sd School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

(10 is best)

Better than of PA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Daniel J Flood Elementary School
565 N Washington St
Wilkes Barre, PA, 18705
KG-06
Dodson Elementary School
80 Jones St
Wilkes Barre, PA, 18702
KG-06
Dr David W Kistler Elementary School
301 Old River Rd
Wilkes Barre, PA, 18702
KG-06
Elmer L Meyers Junior And Senior High School
341 Carey Ave
Wilkes Barre, PA, 18702
07-12
G A R Memorial Junior And Senior High School
Grant & Lehigh Streets
Wilkes Barre, PA, 18702
07-12
Heights/murray Elementary School
1 S Sherman St
Wilkes Barre, PA, 18702
KG-06
James M Coughlin Junior And Senior High School
80 N Washington St
Wilkes Barre, PA, 18701
09-12
Solomon/plains Elementary School
41 Abbott St
Plains, PA, 18705
KG-06
Solomon/plains Junior High School
43 Abbott St
Plains, PA, 18705
07-08

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 50.4% 70.4%
Black 20.6% 15.5%
Hispanic 27.3% 10.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.5% 3.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.1%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 99.6% 44.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 99.6% 40.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 4.5%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,130 $55,966,920 54.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $652 $4,488,368 4.4%
Staff $569 $3,916,996 3.8%
General Administration $208 $1,431,872 1.4%
School Administration $588 $4,047,792 3.9%
Operation $1,350 $9,293,400 9.1%
Transportation $431 $2,967,004 2.9%
Other $205 $1,411,220 1.4%
Total Support $4,003 $27,556,652 26.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,757 $18,979,188 18.5%
Total Expenditures $14,890 $102,502,760 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,735 $13,390,566,678 48.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $633 $1,096,074,070 4.0%
Staff $390 $675,482,850 2.4%
General Administration $340 $588,134,805 2.1%
School Administration $601 $1,040,616,999 3.8%
Operation $1,301 $2,252,963,601 8.1%
Transportation $707 $1,223,364,484 4.4%
Other $411 $711,703,639 2.6%
Total Support $4,383 $7,588,310,408 27.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,905 $6,759,769,940 24.4%
Total Expenditures $16,023 $27,738,692,185 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%