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James M Coughlin JSHS (leave a review)
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+1 (570) 826-7201

80 N Washington St

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania


About James M Coughlin JSHS
9th Grade - 12th Grade

James M Coughlin JSHS is one of 9 schools in the Wilkes-Barre Area SD district of Pennsylvania.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from 9th Grade to 12th Grade and has an enrolment of 949 students - compared to other schools in Pennsylvania, this is a relatively large school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $68,812, which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of $64,738.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Program not provided

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
James M Coughlin JSHS 949$9,96415$68,8120.46
Heights/Murray El Sch (0.55 miles) 786$9,65115$66,9550.72
G A R Memorial JSHS (0.86 miles) 849$11,10313$66,5990.69
Daniel J Flood El Sch (0.91 miles) 588$9,66615$64,1320.71
Wyoming Valley West MS (1.23 miles) 1119$2,51515$124,5580.38
Dodson El Sch (1.3 miles) 537$9,69215$63,0770.69

James M Coughlin JSHS

Number of pupils949
Funding per pupil$9,964
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$68,812
Diversity index0.46

Heights/Murray El Sch (0.55 miles)

Number of pupils786
Funding per pupil$9,651
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$66,955
Diversity index0.72

G A R Memorial JSHS (0.86 miles)

Number of pupils849
Funding per pupil$11,103
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$66,599
Diversity index0.69

Daniel J Flood El Sch (0.91 miles)

Number of pupils588
Funding per pupil$9,666
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$64,132
Diversity index0.71

Wyoming Valley West MS (1.23 miles)

Number of pupils1119
Funding per pupil$2,515
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$124,558
Diversity index0.38

Dodson El Sch (1.3 miles)

Number of pupils537
Funding per pupil$9,692
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$63,077
Diversity index0.69
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Rankings within Pennsylvania
There are 3,078 schools in Pennsylvania. Rankings don't always go up to 3,078 because some schools have missing data.
318thlargest school
331sthighest number of FTE teachers
1883rdlowest pupil-teacher ratio
936thhighest average teaching salary
1sthighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
2339thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
721sthighest diversity index
1643rdhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

9th Grade - 12th Grade: 5.5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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