Liberty High School

  • Liberty High School serves 2,787 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 42% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 64% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Liberty High School's student population of 2,787 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 152 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,787 students
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Total Classroom Teachers152 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Liberty High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Liberty High School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#1240 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
40%
11%
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Black
13%
15%
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White
43%
66%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Liberty High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.640.27
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Graduation Rate
82%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Liberty High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBethlehem Area SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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