Southern Lehigh Middle School

  • Southern Lehigh Middle School serves 528 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 52% (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 73% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than 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%.

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School Overview

  • Southern Lehigh Middle School's student population of 528 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students528 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southern Lehigh Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southern Lehigh Middle School is 0.26, which is less 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#1196 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Southern Lehigh Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southern Lehigh Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
86%
66%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southern Lehigh Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.260.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southern Lehigh Middle 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 NameSouthern Lehigh SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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