Lehighton Area High School



Lehighton Area High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lehighton Area High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 192
10 162
11 171
12 147

Lehighton Area High School is a public high school of the Lehighton Area School District located in Lehighton, PA. It has 672 students in grades 9th through 12th. Lehighton Area High School is the 374th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 8,449th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.4 to 1.

Total Students: 672
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 50.2

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Lehighton Area High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 344
(51%)
344
(51%)
 Female 328
(49%)
328
(49%)

Lehighton Area High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 620
(92%)
620
(92%)
 Hispanic 27
(4%)
27
(4%)
 Black 16
(2%)
16
(2%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Lehighton Area High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 441
(66%)
441
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 190
(28%)
190
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(6%)
41
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Lehighton Area High School is ranked 338th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lehighton Area High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 37.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Lehighton Area High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 828
2006 826
2007 880
2008 820
2009 782
2010 744
2011 726
2012 672

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 15.3
2007 16.5
2008 14.9
2009 15.1
2010 14.7
2011 14.5
2012 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20048309178744
2006 0.17917675544794
2007 0.17386363636364
2008 0.22560975609756
2009 0.25831202046036
2010 0.29704301075269
2011 0.33471074380165
2012 0.34375

Compare Lehighton Area High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.4%
 
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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