Wilkes-barre Academy

Wilkes-barre Academy serves 178 students in grades Kindergarten-8. The student:teacher of Wilkes-barre Academy is 20:1 and the school's religious affiliation is Nonsectarian.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 178 students
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Wilkes-barre Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded
1987

Student Body

Total Students
178 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
58%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
Wilkes-barre Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
17 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

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

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

Extracurriculars

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

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of Wilkes-barre Academy?
The acceptance rate of Wilkes-barre Academy is 75%, which is lower than the national average of 86%. Wilkes-barre Academy's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Pennsylvania with low acceptance rates.
What sports does Wilkes-barre Academy offer?
Wilkes-barre Academy offers 2 interscholastic sports: Alpine Skiing and Basketball.
What is Wilkes-barre Academy's ranking?
Wilkes-barre Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for: Lowest average acceptance rates and Highest percentage of students of color.
When is the application deadline for Wilkes-barre Academy?
The application deadline for Wilkes-barre Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 178 students
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Pennsylvania is $11,015 for elementary schools and $16,518 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).

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