G.A.R. Memorial Jr./Sr. High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
Math Proficiency
Reading Proficiency
Student/Teacher Ratio
  • 07–12 Grades
  • 933 Students
  • 67 Teachers

G.A.R. Memorial Jr./Sr. High School

Phone: (570) 826-7165

District: Wilkes-Barre Area School District


At G.A.R. Memorial Jr./Sr. High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at G.A.R. Memorial Jr./Sr. High School is 13 percent. The student body makeup is 54 percent male and 46 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 54 percent. G.A.R. Memorial Jr./Sr. High School is 1 of 3 high schools in the Wilkes-Barre Area School District.

Rankings / Awards

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Medal Awarded None
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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 933
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 54%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 75%
Full-Time Teachers 67

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 46%
Proficient in Math 47%
College Readiness Index 4.4

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 07 – 12
Setting Small City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes


This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 3
Total Students 2,838
Proficient in Reading (district average) 58%
Proficient in Math (district average) 50%
College Readiness (district average) 10.4

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Nearby Schools

G.A.R. Memorial Jr./Sr. High School is 1 of 3 schools in the Wilkes-Barre Area School District.

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