Wilkes-barre Academy

  • Wilkes-barre Academy serves 168 students in grades Kindergarten-8. The student:teacher of Wilkes-barre Academy is 19:1 and the school's religious affiliation is Nonsectarian.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded1987

Student Body

Total Students168 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Wilkes-barre Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size17 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJanice Huntzinger

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsAlpine 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
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wilkes Barre
    Grades: PK-8 | 343 students
    1.2 miles
    242 S Washington St
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
    (570) 823-8089
    1.2 PK-8
    343
  • Hazleton
    Hazleton Trinity Nursery & Kindergarten School
    Daycare / Preschool (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    Grades: PK-K | 92 students
    20.4 miles
    100 N Church Street
    Hazleton, PA 18201
    (570) 454-8123
    20.4 PK-K
    92
  • Kingston
    Good Shepherd Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 312 students
    2.4 miles
    316 N Maple Ave
    Kingston, PA 18704
    (570) 718-4724
    2.4 PK-8
    312
  • Kingston
    Grades: NS-8 | 340 students
    3.5 miles
    1560 Wyoming Avenue
    Kingston, PA 18704
    (570) 718-6611
    3.5 NS-8
    340
  • Mountain Top
     St Jude School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 270 students
    8.6 miles
    422 S Mountain Blvd
    Mountain Top, PA 18707
    (570) 474-5803
    8.6 PK-8
    270

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The average private school tuition in Pennsylvania is $7,927 for elementary schools and $16,403 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).