Wilkes-Barre Academy

Tel: (570)823-7574

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,
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    242 S Washington St
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
    (570)823-8089
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The average private school tuition in Pennsylvania is $7,725 for elementary schools and $14,569 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).