Wilkes-Barre Academy

Tel: (570)823-7574
Grades: PK-8 | 202 students

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1987

Student Body

Total Students 202 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Wilkes-Barre Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 17 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Janice Huntzinger

Sports

Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, BasketballAlpine SkiingBasketball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Basketball Team, Books and Poetry Club, Leo Club, Science Olympiad Team, Ski Club, Student Council Leo Club, Ski Club, Basketball Team,
Books and Poetry Club,
Science Olympiad Team,
Student Council,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Holy Redeemer High School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Nicholas-st Mary's School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Nicholas-st Mary's School (1.2 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wilkes Barre
    Grades: 9-12 | 635 students
    1 miles
    159 S Pennsylvania Blvd
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
    (570)829-2424
    19-12
    635
  • Wilkes Barre
    Grades: PK-8 | 405 students
    1.2 miles
    242 S Washington St
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
    (570)823-8089
    1.2PK-8
    405
  • Wilkes Barre
    Milford E Barnes Jr School
    Special Education School
    Grades: KG-12 | 49 students
    1.5 miles
    335 S Franklin St
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
    (570)825-6425
    1.5KG-12
    49
  • Kingston
    Little People Daycare School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 97 students
    1.6 miles
    154 3rd Ave
    Kingston, PA 18704
    (570)288-4111
    1.6PK-KG
    97
  • Wilkes Barre
    Grades: PK-6 | 54 students
    1.6 miles
    60 S River St
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
    (570)208-3801
    1.6PK-6
    54

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