Lakeland Junior Senior High School

1593 Lakeland Dr,

Jermyn, PA, 18433-3140

Tel: (570)254-9485
Grades: 7-12

760 students

Lakeland Junior Senior High School serves 760 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Lakeland Junior Senior High School operates within the Lakeland School District.
The school district's 93% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 760 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 760 students
Lakeland Junior Senior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Lakeland Junior Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lakeland Junior Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Lakeland Junior Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Lakeland Junior Senior High School Asian (1991-2012)
Hispanic
1%
8%
Lakeland Junior Senior High School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
n/a
16%
Lakeland Junior Senior High School Black (2002-2012)
White
97%
71%
Lakeland Junior Senior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.06 0.47
Lakeland Junior Senior High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
21%
34%
Lakeland Junior Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%
Lakeland Junior Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,623 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Lakeland School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,623 1,559
Lakeland   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 93% 88%
Lakeland   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $18 MM $21 MM
Lakeland   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $17 MM $20 MM
Lakeland   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,937 $12,476
Lakeland   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,147 $11,944
Lakeland   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Valley View High School (4.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Valley View Middle School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lakeland Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Jermyn Lakeland Elementary School
    1569 Lakeland Dr
    Jermyn , PA , 18433
    (570)254-9484
    0  mi  |  525  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Mayfield Mayfield Elementary School
    501 Linden St
    Mayfield , PA , 18433
    (570)876-2950
    3.9  mi  |  338  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Archbald Valley View Intrmd School
    3 Columbus Dr
    Archbald , PA , 18403
    (570)876-2263
    4.1  mi  |  576  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Archbald Valley View High School
    1 Columbus Dr
    Archbald , PA , 18403
    (570)876-4110
    4.1  mi  |  824  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Archbald Valley View Middle School
    1 Columbus Dr
    Archbald , PA , 18403
    (570)876-6461
    4.1  mi  |  578  students  |  Gr.  6-8

School Reviews

  • Recommended April 20, 2009 - The quality of academic programs leave much to be desired. This school does not prepare our students for college. They are more concerned about the colors our students are wearing than the huge drug problem in the school! - Posted by Student/Alumni

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