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Solomon/Plains JHS (leave a review)
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+1 (570) 826-7224

43 Abbott St

Plains, Pennsylvania


About Solomon/Plains JHS
7th Grade - 8th Grade

Solomon/Plains JHS is one of 9 schools in the Wilkes-Barre Area SD district of Pennsylvania.

A relatively average sized school, it has an enrolment of 441 students from 7th Grade to 8th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

The number of teachers at Solomon/Plains JHS has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

At Solomon/Plains JHS, the average teaching salary of $63,340 is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of $64,738.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

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
Solomon/Plains JHS 441$14,53512$63,3400.52
Solomon/Plains El Sch (0.15 miles) 869$10,46114$67,8470.34
Dana El Ctr (1.5 miles) 557$1,16617$69,0920.23
Daniel J Flood El Sch (1.57 miles) 588$9,66615$64,1320.71
Schuyler Avenue El Sch (1.89 miles) 239$1,65114$115,6150.56
Chester Street El Sch (2.2 miles) 177$2,80314$227,8900.28

Solomon/Plains JHS

Number of pupils441
Funding per pupil$14,535
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$63,340
Diversity index0.52

Solomon/Plains El Sch (0.15 miles)

Number of pupils869
Funding per pupil$10,461
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$67,847
Diversity index0.34

Dana El Ctr (1.5 miles)

Number of pupils557
Funding per pupil$1,166
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$69,092
Diversity index0.23

Daniel J Flood El Sch (1.57 miles)

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

Schuyler Avenue El Sch (1.89 miles)

Number of pupils239
Funding per pupil$1,651
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$115,615
Diversity index0.56

Chester Street El Sch (2.2 miles)

Number of pupils177
Funding per pupil$2,803
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$227,890
Diversity index0.28
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Nearest Schools
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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.
1732ndlargest school
1104thhighest number of FTE teachers
393rdlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1449thhighest average teaching salary
1sthighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
2339thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
562ndhighest diversity index
402ndhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

7th Grade - 8th Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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