Best Wilkes Barre Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 10 private schools serving 930 students in Wilkes Barre, PA (there are 16 public schools, serving 8,961 public students). 9% of all K-12 students in Wilkes Barre, PA are educated in private schools (compared to the PA state average of 14%).
The best top ranked private schools in Wilkes Barre, PA include St. Nicholas-st Mary's School and Wilkes-barre Academy.
The average acceptance rate is 75%, which is lower than the Pennsylvania private school average acceptance rate of 86%.
50% of private schools in Wilkes Barre, PA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Jewish and Catholic).

Top Ranked Wilkes Barre Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
St. Nicholas-st Mary's School
(Catholic)
242 S Washington St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
(570) 823-8089
Grades: PK-8
| 325 students
Wilkes-barre Academy
Wilkes-barre Academy Photo - technology
20 Stevens Road
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
(570) 823-7574
Grades: K-8
| 178 students
Al Noor Islamic Academy
(Islamic)
991 Scott Street
Wilkes Barre, PA 18705
(570) 991-6107
Grades: PK-5
| 41 students
Bais Menachem Youth Development Prog
All-boys | Alternative School (Jewish)
150 S Franklin St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
(570) 970-2480
Grades: 9-12
| 47 students
Building Blocks Learning Center
Daycare / Preschool
1082 Rt. 315 North-plaza 315
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
(570) 970-8511
Grades: PK-K
| 23 students
Cheder Menachem
(Jewish)
60 S River St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
(570) 793-2280
Grades: K-8
| 86 students
Little People Daycare School South
Daycare / Preschool
(1)
280 Hanover Street
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
(570) 824-4141
Grades: NS
| 152 students
Main Street KinderCare
Main Street KinderCare Photo - Toddler
Daycare / Preschool
1810 S. Main St.
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
(570) 823-4424
Grades: NS-PK
| 10 students
Milford E Barnes Junior School
Special Education School
335 S Franklin St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
(570) 825-6425
Grades: K-12
| 60 students
Wilkes-barre Mennonite School
(Mennonite)
221 Blackman St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
(570) 541-9047
Grades: 1-11
| 8 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
159 S Pennsylvania Avenue
Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
(570) 829-2424
Grades: 9-12
| 650 students
607 N Main St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18705
(570) 824-0818
Grades: PK-8
| 225 students
321 Barney Street
Wilkes Barre, PA 18706
(570) 824-6131
Grades: PK-8
| 219 students
25 Hudson Road
Wilkes Barre, PA 18705
(570) 824-9433
Grades: PK-8
| 192 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Wilkes Barre, PA?
The top ranked private schools in Wilkes Barre, PA include St. Nicholas-st Mary's School and Wilkes-barre Academy.
How many private schools are located in Wilkes Barre, PA?
10 private schools are located in Wilkes Barre, PA.
How diverse are private schools in Wilkes Barre, PA?
Wilkes Barre, PA private schools are approximately 30% minority students, which is higher than the Pennsylvania private school average of 26%.
What percentage of students in Wilkes Barre, PA go to private school?
9% of all K-12 students in Wilkes Barre, PA are educated in private schools (compared to the PA state average of 14%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Wilkes Barre, PA?
50% of private schools in Wilkes Barre, PA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Jewish and Catholic).

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