West Scranton Intermediate School

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Principal's Message

 Welcome to the West Scranton Intermediate School. The school is located in the west side section of the city of Scranton. Our feeder school boundaries include students from the elementary schools of Charles Sumner, Isaac Tripp, and Frances Willard.      As an intermediate school, our school services students in grades six, seven, and eight. The facility reflects three instructional areas with classrooms (Lambda House, Theta House, Phi House), a full size gym, a fitness room, an Olympic size swimming pool, a planetarium, computer resource area, and a library. The school also has a consumer science area, art room, computer room, shop areas, and music classrooms.      The curriculum reflects a strong academic program at each grade level which includes Reading, Mathematics, English, Science, and Social Studies. The educational program is enhanced through a wide range of Related Arts experiences for students that include Foreign Languages, Art, Shop (Wood and Metal), Music (Chorus, Band, and Orchestra), Family and Consumer Science, and Computers.      Students have an opportunity to participate in extra-curricular activities: Student Council, Art Club, Yearbook, and Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science. At the seventh and eighth grade levels, students also have the opportunity to participate in PIAA sports which include Cross Country, Basketball, Football, Wrestling, Baseball, Softball, and Track & Field.       The faculty, staff, and administration of the West Scranton Intermediate School are dedicated in providing students with quality educational programs and experiences in a positive, safe learning environment. Our motto is “West Is Best!” Paul Dougherty Principal