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Schuylkill Schools

Schuylkill County has 12 public school districts, plus several parochial and charter education choices. Below is a list of schools, links to school rating sites and higher education choices in the region.

Pennsylvania SchoolsSchuylkill County Public School Websites

Diocese of Allentown Schools

Private Elementary Schools


Charter Schools

  • Gillingham Charter School – Gillingham Charter School offers Kindergarten through 12th grade students a unique tuition-free public education in a small learning environment designed to maximize children’s innate desire to learn and live fully. Their core academic concept is Relational Education, a Charlotte Mason-based methodology.


According to the Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce, “The Schuylkill Intermediate Unit #29 – coordinates program and consultative services to the 12 public school districts, as well as operating a Special Education Program. The Intermediate Unit also operates the Schuylkill Technology Centers, which offer a variety of short-term certificate programs for adults.”

Pennsylvania CareerLink has programs that have been developed to assist in job skills training for local workforce demands. This partnership also focuses on career awareness, school drop-out factors and other social and education concerns of the Schuylkill County community. Higher education is available through several facilities.

Penn State Schuylkill combines the benefits of a small-college atmosphere – allowing for more individualized teaching – along with the power and prestige of a major research university. The courses offered at Penn State Schuylkill give students the chance to earn both Bachelor and Associate Degrees. Associate Degrees in Business Administration, Human Development and Family Studies, Letters, Arts & Sciences, and Radiological Sciences (Radiological Technologies). Bachelor Degrees in Administration of Justice, Biology, Business, Corporate Communication, Information Sciences and Technology, Psychology, and RN to B.S. in Nursing. Minors include Biology, Business, Civic and Community Engagement, Criminal Justice, Information Science and Technology, Psychology, Sociology, and Theatre. The campus also offers adult education programs and customized educational services for business and industry.

Two-year Associate Degree programs are available through Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) and McCann School of Business and Technology.

Alvernia University Schuylkill Center also offers 4-year degrees. Bachelor Degrees in Accounting, Behavioral Health, Criminal Justice Administration, Criminal Justice Administration and Behavioral Health minor, Early Childhood Education (Pre K-4), Finance, Healthcare Science, Liberal Studies, Management, RN to BSN Completion Program. Graduate Degrees and Certification Programs in Dual M. Ed. with Graduate Certification Programs, Graduate Education Certifications, Master in Business Administration, Master in Business Administration Online, Master of Education, and Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility.