|Member of SO since|
|Best regional||1st, 2016|
|Best state||18th, 2016|
|Best nationals||Never qualified|
Wilkes-Barre Academy competes in the Pennsylvania Northeast region. They do not typically compete in any invitationals, but have remained competitive within the region throughout the 2010s, peaking with a regional championship in 2016.
Founded in 1987, Wilkes-Barre Academy is an independent, private, elementary and middle school with an advanced placement curriculum, located in Wilkes-Barre, PA.
WBA's Science Olympiad team consists of fifteen competitors and a number of understudies (alternates). Competitor positions are typically held by seventh- and eighth-grade students.
Mrs. Dana Robasky and Mrs. O'Toole are the faculty advisors. Various adult mentors assist students each year.
Wilkes-Barre Academy has grown to be an increasingly formidable team over the years. From the inception of its Science Olympiad program until the 2005 Northeast competition, Wilkes-Barre Academy consistently found success at the regional competition and often placed in the top fifteen.
In 2005, Wilkes-Barre Academy got its first taste of medal and has emulated that level of success consistently ever since.
In 2012, led by members of the Wilkes-Barre Academy Class of '12, the school for the first time in history advanced to the state competition. Ever since 2012, Wilkes-Barre Academy's team has advanced to states.
WBA's team is strong in both Building and Testing events, especially Compute This.
|2012||7th (228)||19th (457)|
|2013||6th (189)||29th (536)|
|2014||4th (151)||27th (502)|
|2015||5th (176)||22nd (475)|
|2016||1st (121)||18th (427)|
|2017||5th (157)||24th (511)|
|2018||5th (138)||24th (516)|
|2019||4th (149)||27th (557)|