Lewisburg High School

  • Lewisburg High School serves 618 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Lewisburg High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Lewisburg High School's student population of 618 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students618 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lewisburg High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,814 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lewisburg High School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#69 out of 2814 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
4%
15%
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White
86%
66%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.260.53
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Graduation Rate≥95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLewisburg Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Good school, could be much better. Bucknell and Geisinger mean the school gets lots of really bright kids with highly involved parents. They come in well prepared from middle school. Poor college placement and mediocre leadership mar what could be an absolute top school. High rankings in the US News survey owe more to the quality of the student body than to what the school does to develop its students. It's still te best school in the immediate area, and it offers plenty of AP options, great kids to go to school with, active alumni and parents, and a chance to an active participant in a small school, rather than lost in the pack in a big school. Keep in mind that the immediate area is rural Pennsylvania. If you are too flagrant a blue state kind of person, you might run into problems with the many conservative faculty and administrators.
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