Southern Lehigh Senior High School

  • Southern Lehigh Senior High School serves 1,074 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 84% (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 80% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Southern Lehigh Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • Southern Lehigh Senior High School's student population of 1,074 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,074 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southern Lehigh Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southern Lehigh Senior High School is 0.24, 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#344 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Southern Lehigh Senior High 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)
80%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southern Lehigh Senior High 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 Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
87%
66%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Southern Lehigh Senior High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southern Lehigh Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.240.27
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Graduation Rate
96%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southern Lehigh Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 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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