Lower Merion High School serves 1,568 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 38%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 95% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 1,568 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 33%
- Graduation Rate: 96% (Top 10% in PA)
- Math Proficiency: 87% (Top 5%)
- Reading Proficiency: 95% (Top 1%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education
Lower Merion High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:
Lower Merion High School's student population of 1,568 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 126 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Lower Merion High School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
87% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% PA state average), while 95% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% PA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Lower Merion High School?
The graduation rate of Lower Merion High School is 96%, which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 87%.
How many students attend Lower Merion High School?
1,568 students attend Lower Merion High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Lower Merion High School students are White, 12% of students are Black, 11% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Hispanic, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lower Merion High School?
Lower Merion High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 14:1.
What grades does Lower Merion High School offer ?
Lower Merion High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Lower Merion High School part of?
Lower Merion High School is part of Lower Merion School District.
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