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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 6 public schools managed by Lehighton Area SD School District serving 2,376 students in Lehighton, Pennsylvania.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Lehighton Area SD School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Lehighton East Penn Elementary School
    496 W Lizard Creek Rd
    Lehighton, PA 18235
    (610)377-6094

    Grades: K-4 | 150 students
  • Lehighton Franklin Elementary School
    1122 Fairyland Rd
    Lehighton, PA 18235
    (610)377-6163

    Grades: K-4 | 272 students
  • Lehighton Lehighton Area High School
    1 Indian Lane
    Lehighton, PA 18235
    (610)377-6180

    Grades: 9-12 | 678 students
  • Lehighton Lehighton Area Middle School
    301 Beaver Run Rd
    Lehighton, PA 18235
    (610)377-6535

    Grades: 5-8 | 775 students
  • Lehighton Mahoning Elementary School
    2466 Mahoning Dr E
    Lehighton, PA 18235
    (570)386-4678

    Grades: K-4 | 208 students
  • Lehighton Shull-david Elementary School
    200 Beaver Run Rd
    Lehighton, PA 18235
    (610)377-7880

    Grades: K-4 | 293 students

Overview

School District NameLehighton Area SD School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students2,376 students
# of Teachers174 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
# of Male Students1,172 students
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students1,204 students
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.19
# of American Indian Students8 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students13 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students111 students
% Hispanic Students
5%
# of Black Students44 students
% Black Students
2%
# of White Students2,147 students
% White Students
90%
# of Hawaiian Students6 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students47 students
% of Two or more races Students
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:164
# of Students in 1st Grade:187
# of Students in 2nd Grade:174
# of Students in 3rd Grade:200
# of Students in 4th Grade:198
# of Students in 5th Grade:166
# of Students in 6th Grade:226
# of Students in 7th Grade:182
# of Students in 8th Grade:201
# of Students in 9th Grade:179
# of Students in 10th Grade:175
# of Students in 11th Grade:173
# of Students in 12th Grade:151
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Lehighton Area SD School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lehighton Area SD School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate85-89%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lehighton Area SD School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $15,102 is higher than the state average of $13,057. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $12,835 is less than the state average of $12,924. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
Total Revenue$36 MM$19 MM
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Spending$31 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of Lehighton Area SD School District and average spending for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$15,102$13,057
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lehighton Area SD School District and average revenue per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$12,835$12,924
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lehighton Area SD School District and average spending per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Lehighton Area SD School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.19, which is lower than the Pennsylvania average of 0.27. The most diverse school in the district is Shull-david Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.