Northwestern Lehigh High School



Northwestern Lehigh High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northwestern Lehigh 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
9 196
10 191
11 173
12 187

Northwestern Lehigh High School is a public high school of the Northwestern Lehigh School District located in New Tripoli, PA. It has 747 students in grades 9th through 12th. Northwestern Lehigh High School is the 324th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 7,848th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.7 to 1.

Total Students: 747
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 50.9

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Northwestern Lehigh High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 394
(53%)
394
(53%)
 Female 353
(47%)
353
(47%)

Northwestern Lehigh High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 687
(92%)
687
(92%)
 Hispanic 35
(5%)
35
(5%)
 Asian 12
(2%)
12
(2%)
 Black 8
(1%)
8
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Northwestern Lehigh High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 625
(84%)
625
(84%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 85
(11%)
85
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(5%)
37
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northwestern Lehigh High School is ranked 631st out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northwestern Lehigh High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.3%) is significantly 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.

Northwestern Lehigh High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 785
2006 816
2007 793
2008 784
2009 792
2010 782
2011 733
2012 692
2013 732
2014 733
2015 747

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 14.7
2007 14.3
2008 13.4
2009 14
2010 14.7
2011 14.8
2012 13.1
2013 14.5
2014 14.7
2015 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.057324840764331
2006 0.15441176470588
2007 0.1437578814628
2008 0.17219387755102
2009 0.075757575757576
2010 0.095907928388747
2011 0.1268758526603
2012 0.11849710982659
2013 0.096994535519126
2014 0.11869031377899
2015 0.16331994645248

Compare Northwestern Lehigh High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.3%
 
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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