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
9 175
10 159
11 147
12 164

Lehighton Area High School is a public high school of the Lehighton Area School District located in Lehighton, PA. It has 645 students in grades 9th through 12th. Lehighton Area High School is the 385th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 8,871st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.0 to 1.

Total Students: 645
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.5

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Lehighton Area High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 333
(52%)
333
(52%)
 Female 312
(48%)
312
(48%)

Lehighton Area High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 596
(92%)
596
(92%)
 Hispanic 26
(4%)
26
(4%)
 Black 14
(2%)
14
(2%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Lehighton Area High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 385
(60%)
385
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 240
(37%)
240
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(3%)
20
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Lehighton Area High School is ranked 362nd out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lehighton Area High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 45.1%. 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
2013 701
2014 698
2015 645

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
2013 14.5
2014 14.1
2015 13

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
2013 0.36519258202568
2014 0.36819484240688
2015 0.4031007751938

Compare Lehighton Area High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 40.3%
 
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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