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grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C
  7. Administration
    grade D+
  8. Sports
    grade B
  9. Food
    grade B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade D minus

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James M. Coughlin Junior/Senior High School is a public school located in Wilkes Barre, PA. It has 891 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 49% of students are at least proficient in math and 63% in reading.

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80 N Washington St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
63%
Percent Proficient - Math
49%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1090
154 responses
Average ACT
24
16 responses
AP Enrollment
7%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$37,902
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$766
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$75,100
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
54%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 13 responses
Poll
62%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 13 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 34 responses
  • Football Games
    44%
  • Lunch
    21%
  • Basketball Games
    12%
  • Soccer games
    9%
  • Talent Show, Track and Field Meets
    9%
  • Bands- marching, concert, wind, jazz
    3%
  • Volleyball games. Spanish club. School trips.
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
891
Free or Reduced Lunch
84%
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 14 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 14 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 14 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$80,438
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 19 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 19 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 19 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$17,194 / year
National
$12,239
82%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 22 responses
41%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 22 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 22 responses

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