February 26, 2021
Starting on Monday, March 1st, option 1 elementary students will return to in-person instruction.
Secondary students in grades 7 through 12 will remain virtual with a tentative return date of March 8th. 

The District will continue following all recommendations from the PA Department of Education, and the Department of Health.  
    Please review COVID-19 prescreening form located on our District website daily prior to sending children to school.  
    Masks are required at all times except when eating lunch.
    Temperature checks will be completed daily.  
    Social distancing will be maintained.
Students will follow their regular schedules.  Additional information will be provided by building administration.

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Student Registration

Welcome to the Wilkes-Barre Area School District!  We are excited to have you join our Wolfpack family.  Online registration makes enrollment in the Wilkes-Barre School District much easier for families by providing one place to register your children for schools.  Our goal is to provide a welcoming environment while maintaining consistent procedures and practices for enrolling students. 
Our registration process can be completed 100% online through any web browser application.  Documents that need to be submitted can be attached directly to the online application.
Compulsory refers to the minimum and maximum age required which a student must be enrolled in and attending public school or an equivalent education program defined by the law. 
New Registration Checklist

Required Immunizations

Proof of the following immunizations must be presented before a child can enter school.

  • Diptheria – 4 doses of toxoid, one dose given after age four
  • Tetanus – 4 doses of toxoid, one dose given after age four
  • Polio – 4 doses of vaccine (IPV or OPV), one dose given after age four
  • Measles – 2 doses of vaccine, first dose administered at 12 months or older (usually MMR)
  • Mumps – 2 doses of vaccine, first dose administered at 12 months or older (usually MMR)
  • Rubella – 1 dose of vaccine, first dose administered at 12 months or older (usually MMR) 
  • Hepatitis B – 3 doses of vaccine, 3rd dose must be given after 6 months of age
  • Varicella – 2 doses of vaccine, first dose administered on or after first birthday or a doctor’s written statement of history of child having had varicella (chicken pox) 
  • Proof of lead levels in blood (new building requirement beginning January 1, 2008)

Proof of Residency

You will need two proofs of residency, one from each list below, to register your child for school in the Wilkes-Barre Area School District. The following documents may be used as proof of residency within the Wilkes-Barre Area School District. Please provide one proof of residency from each list below with your child's enrollment.

Proof of Residency
List 1
Proof of Residency
List 2
Driver's LicenseCurrent Lease
DOT Identification CardCurrent Utility Bill
PassportCurrent Credit Card Bill
 Property Tax Bill
 Vehicle Registration
 A Deed

Kindergarten Registration Notice

All students entering Kindergarten must be registered within the first quarter of the school year.