Lehighton Area High School

  • Lehighton Area High School serves 698 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 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 32%.
  • Lehighton Area High School operates within the Lehighton Area School District.
  • Lehighton Area School District's 79% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 698 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students698 students
Lehighton Area High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Lehighton Area High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
Lehighton Area High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeLehighton Area High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
Lehighton Area High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Lehighton Area High School Asian Students (1988-2006)
Hispanic
5%
10%
Lehighton Area High School Black Students (1992-2015)
Black
2%
15%
Lehighton Area High School Black Students (1996-2015)
White
93%
68%
Lehighton Area High School White Students (1988-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsLehighton Area High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.130.51
Lehighton Area High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
32%
41%
Lehighton Area High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
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.
4%
5%
Lehighton Area High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Lehighton Area School District's student population of 2,365 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,102 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,835 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has declined by 13% over four years.
School District NameLehighton Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed2,3651,497
Lehighton Area School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate79%89%
Lehighton Area School District Graduation Rate (1992-2015)
District Total Revenue$36 MM$21 MM
Lehighton Area School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$31 MM$20 MM
Lehighton Area School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$15,102$12,967
Lehighton Area School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,835$12,300
Lehighton Area School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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  • LehightonFranklin Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 265 students
    0.5 miles
    1122 Fairyland Rd
    LehightonPA 18235
    (610)377-6163
    0.5KG-4265
  • LehightonLehighton Area Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 737 students
    1.8 miles
    301 Beaver Run Rd
    LehightonPA 18235
    (610)377-6535
    1.85-8737
  • LehightonShull-david Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 283 students
    1.8 miles
    200 Beaver Run Rd
    LehightonPA 18235
    (610)377-7880
    1.8KG-4283
  • Jim ThorpeJim Thorpe Area High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 593 students
    3.1 miles
    1 Olympian Way
    Jim ThorpePA 18229
    (570)325-3663
    3.19-12593
  • Jim ThorpeL B Morris Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 751 students
    3.4 miles
    150 W 10th St
    Jim ThorpePA 18229
    (570)325-2703
    3.4PK-8751

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