Pocono Mountain Area School Districts In Monroe County PA

Dated: 04/23/2019

Views: 1018

A big chImage titleunk of what most people consider the Pocono Mountains is located in Monroe County, PA.  If you are looking to move to the Poconos as your primary residence with school aged children, you most likely want to know something about the local school system.  

While there are several private, and charter school options available, there are four public School Districts in Monroe County.   

Pocono Mountain School District is the largest school district in NE Pennsylvania.  It serves over 55,000 rural living residents and covers over 305 square miles.  It is divided into an East and West side.  The East side covering Jackson, Pocono, Paradise,and Barrett townships and the Borough of Mount Pocono.  The West side covering Tunkhannock, Tobyhanna and Coolbaugh townships.  

Pocono Mountain School District Home Page

View Homes in the Pocono Mountain East School District

View Homes in the Pocono Mountain West School District

East Stroudsburg School District is the second largest school district in NE PA.  Second only in size to Pocono Mountain School District discussed above.  This rural district covers over 214 sq. miles.  Divided into North and South, only the South side of the school district is in Monroe County. East Stroudsburg School District South is comprised of Price, Middle Smithfield, & Smithfield townships as well as East Stroudsburg Borough.  (The North side is found in Porter and Lehman townships in Pike county).  

East Stroudsburg Area School District Home Page

View Homes for Sale in East Stroudsburg South School District

Stroudsburg School District serves a suburban/rural area of approximately 35,000 residents over 73 square miles.   It is comprised of 2 townships, Stroud and Hamilton and two Boro's, Stroudsburg and Deleware Water Gap.  

Stroudsburg Area School District Home Page

View Homes for Sale in Stroudsburg School District

Pleasant Valley School District is considered a midsized rural school district covering an area of 114 square miles and serving a population of approximately 30,000.  It is located in the South West corner of Monroe County and consists of the townships of Chestnuthill, Eldred, Polk, and Ross.  

Pleasant Valley School District Home Page

View Homes for Sale in Pleasant Valley School District


For additional information on Living in the Poconos click here!      


For additional information on an areas crime rates, school ratings, and demographics click here.


This Blog Written By Tamara Almquist

Realtor at Pocono Mountain Lakes Realty

Cell- 570-406-5900 Business- 570-234-0633


Image title



 Follow me on FB

Follow me on Instagram

Follow me on Twitter

Blog author image

Tamara Almquist

Hello! My name is Tami Almquist. I've lived in the Pocono Mountains since 1984, after moving with my family from New Jersey to Paradise Valley while still in grammar school. I obtained my Bachelors of....

Latest Blog Posts

Pocono Mountain Real Estate And The Corona Virus

As I sit here writing this post I'm still having a hard time fathoming the extent of government reach into our everyday lives and livelihood. Noone doubts this virus exists and can be quite

Read More

How The Corona Virus Is Affecting Real Estate Updated May 8 2020

I hope this Blog finds you all well and safe during this Pandemic.  At the time of this writing, Monroe County, PA which is in the heart of the Pocono Mountains, has approximately 1100

Read More

Home Owner Associations In The Poconos What You Need To Know

Buying a home in the Poconos can lead to many years of great memories for you and your family.  It can also seem a bit confusing for first time Pocono home buyers if you are not fully 

Read More

291 Selig Rd Pocono Lake PA 18347 Locust Lake Village In The Pocono Mountains Of Pennsylvania

Thinking of moving to the Pocono Mountains? How about a great vacation home for a large Family / Group or a rental property in one of the best Communities here in the Pocono Lake area , 

Read More