Lehighton Area High School

  • Lehighton Area High School serves 645 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Lehighton Area High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 32%.

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School Overview

  • Lehighton Area High School's student population of 645 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students645 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lehighton Area High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,835 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lehighton Area High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
93%
68%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.130.26
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Graduation Rate≥95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLehighton Area School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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