G A R MEMORIAL JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

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250 S GRANT ST
WILKES BARRE, PA 18702
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Phone: 570-826-7165
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 2
  • Educational Climate: Below Average
  • Technology Measure: High
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Wilkes-barre Area School District
  • Students/Teacher: 13:1
  • Students/Grade: 166.7
  • Number Students: 1000
  • Number Teachers: 80
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 6102
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Ms Colleen Robatin
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  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
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  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
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School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (22 ratings)
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    School Reviews (16 Reviews)
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    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-01-26
    "I just moved in and changed schools from Pleasant Valley, and I have to say, this school is not as put together. They need to straighten up. I mean, not even a week after I came, A teacher was almost fired because he cursed at a student. There are fights occasionally, and sometimes even on lockdown because there are fights outside. It seems in my point of view that the teachers couldn't care less about us, I think they do it just for the money. I understand that they try hard but it's not good enough. The school's books are all torn up because they don't have the money to replace them, and frankly that's just distracting, because we're wasting time looking at what people wrote in the book, instead of learning. There is definitely some racial tension going on with my classmates, and to me, that's just sad. Sorry if you are a nice teacher looking at this and if this offends you in any way. Thank You p.s. incase you didn't realize it, i'm a student."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-09-07
    "Its going on correctoin action 2 the no child left behind that the feds are backing its a very poor academic school that should be taken over by the state"
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-06-03
    "I believe that G.A.R is the best school around Wilkes-Barre compared to Coughlin & Meyers because Coughlin has an infestation of cockroaches & Meyers roof is caving in so G.A.R my best bet. Well i loved G.A.R."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-04-29
    "this school may have its ups and down,but over all its teaches are great,the food is the best in WBASD,sucurity is very good.The only problem is the fights.Were #2 in most fights in WBASD, only to be beat by Myers.Though the fights dont usually require any adult intervintion,they die out pretty fast."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-04-05
    "I am in my freshman year have been in fights i do like some of the teachers"
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