Lehighton Area High School

Tel: (610)377-6180
Grades: 9-12

672 students

Lehighton Area High School serves 672 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Lehighton Area High School operates within the Lehighton Area School District.
The school district's 82% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 672 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 672 students
Lehighton Area High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Lehighton Area High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Lehighton Area High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Lehighton Area High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
5%
9%
Lehighton Area High School Hispanic (1991-2013)
Black
2%
16%
Lehighton Area High School Black (1996-2013)
White
93%
70%
Lehighton Area High School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Lehighton Area High School Sch Ethnicity Lehighton Area High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.13 0.24
Lehighton Area High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
28%
36%
Lehighton Area High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2013)
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.
6%
5%
Lehighton Area High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,373 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Lehighton Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,373 1,528
Lehighton Area   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 82% 88%
District Total Revenue $34 MM $21 MM
District Spending $30 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,526 $12,476
Lehighton Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,059 $11,944
Lehighton Area   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Jim Thorpe Area High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lehighton Area Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Franklin Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • LehightonFranklin Elementary School
    1122 Fairyland Rd
    LehightonPA 18235
    (610)377-6163
    0.5 mi | 283 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • LehightonLehighton Area Middle School
    301 Beaver Run Rd
    LehightonPA 18235
    (610)377-6535
    1.8 mi | 726 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • LehightonShull-david Elementary School
    200 Beaver Run Rd
    LehightonPA 18235
    (610)377-7880
    1.8 mi | 328 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • Jim ThorpeJim Thorpe Area High School
    1 Olympian Way
    Jim ThorpePA 18229
    (570)325-3663
    3.1 mi | 607 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Jim ThorpeL B Morris Elementary School
    150 West 10th St
    Jim ThorpePA 18229
    (570)325-2703
    3.4 mi | 857 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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