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Lehighton Area School District


Lehighton Area School District is located in east Pennsylvania. Lehighton Area School District has 64.89 square miles of land area and 0.83 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Lehighton Area School District population is 17,797. Lehighton Area School District median household income is $50,349 in 2010-2014. Lehighton Area School District median house value is $163,300 in 2010-2014. On average, Lehighton Area School District is close to the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (361 out of 496, bottom 27%)
Elementary/Middle School: (281 out of 498, bottom 44%)*
Rank: #327
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Kindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:6
Population17,797 (2010-2014), rank #237
Population Growth-2.35% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:270.79/sq mi, rank #269
Median Household Income:$50,349 at 2010-2014—-1.49% increase since 2005-2009, rank #256
Median House Price:$163,300 at 2010-2014—9.67% increase since 2005-2009, rank #177
Time Zone:Eastern GMT -5:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:64.89 sq mi, rank #243
Water Area:0.83 sq mi (1.26%), rank #180
County:Carbon County
City:Weissport, Parryville, Andreas, Lehighton, Palmerton, Weissport East, Ashfield
Zip:18235, 18244, 18071, 18211, 18212
Area:Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
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Lehighton Area School District Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

1000 Union St
Lehighton PA, 18235, Carbon County
Phone: 610-377-4490

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:2,3692,3732,3472,3892,4562,4832,568
English Language Learner Students:1011160141511
Total Teachers:176.00179.00179.00179.50183.00186.20186.00
Total Other Staff:159.00172.00173.00178.00167.50169.50159.00
Instructional Aides:41.0044.0044.0044.0050.0051.0055.50
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:NA2.
Total Guidance Counselors:
Elementary Guidance Counselors:
Secondary Guidance Counselors:
Other Guidance Counselors:NANANANANANANA
Librarians/Media Specialists:
Library/Media Support:
District Administrators:
District Administrative Support:15.0014.0014.0013.0013.0011.0012.00
School Administrators:
School Administrative Support:16.0016.0016.0016.0016.0016.0016.00
Student Support Services:NA3.
Other Support Services:67.0073.0073.0079.0059.5067.5052.50
Student-Teacher Ratio:13.4613.2613.1113.3113.4213.3413.81


East Penn Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 4   496 West Lizard Creek Rd, Lehighton PA 18235
Franklin Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 4   1122 Fairyland Rd, Lehighton PA 18235
Lehighton Area High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   1 Indian Ln, Lehighton PA 18235
Lehighton Area Middle SchoolGrade 5 to Grade 8   301 Beaver Run Rd, Lehighton PA 18235
Mahoning Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 4   2466 Mahoning Dr East, Lehighton PA 18235
Shull-David Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 4   200 Beaver Run Rd, Lehighton PA 18235

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
2003Math11th Grade% met std46.9%49.1%
2004Math11th Grade% met std49.4%49.1%
2005Math11th Grade% met std46.3%50.9%
2006Math11th Grade% met std41.7%52%
2007Math11th Grade% met std46.8%53.7%
2008Math11th Grade% met std46%55.9%
2009Math11th Grade% met std57.2%55.6%
2010Math11th Grade% met std45.5%59.6%
2011Math11th Grade% met std60.1%60.3%
2012Math11th Grade% met std67.4%60%
2003Reading11th Grade% met std56.5%59.2%
2004Reading11th Grade% met std58.3%60.8%
2005Reading11th Grade% met std67.7%65%
2006Reading11th Grade% met std59.9%65.1%
2007Reading11th Grade% met std64.9%65.4%
2008Reading11th Grade% met std52.8%64.7%
2009Reading11th Grade% met std69.4%65.2%
2010Reading11th Grade% met std47.2%67.2%
2011Reading11th Grade% met std71.8%69.1%
2012Reading11th Grade% met std74.6%67.8%
2008Science11th Grade% met std41.9%35.7%
2009Science11th Grade% met std51.2%39.7%
2010Science11th Grade% met std29.8%39.8%
2011Science11th Grade% met std49.2%40.8%
2012Science11th Grade% met std54.7%41.8%
2005Writing11th Grade% met std77.6%69%
2006Writing11th Grade% met std82.4%85.6%
2007Writing11th Grade% met std95.1%87.9%
2008Writing11th Grade% met std87.2%85.8%
2009Writing11th Grade% met std96.6%82.7%
2010Writing11th Grade% met std77.9%80.7%
2011Writing11th Grade% met std93%84.7%
2012Writing11th Grade% met std81%82.9%
2005Math3rd Grade% met std88%81%
2006Math3rd Grade% met std85%83%
2007Math3rd Grade% met std87.9%78.5%
2008Math3rd Grade% met std88.6%80.5%
2009Math3rd Grade% met std85%81.7%
2010Math3rd Grade% met std88.1%84.5%
2011Math3rd Grade% met std90.4%83.5%
2012Math3rd Grade% met std86.8%80%
2005Reading3rd Grade% met std76%68%
2006Reading3rd Grade% met std67%69%
2007Reading3rd Grade% met std80.7%72.8%
2008Reading3rd Grade% met std79.8%76.8%
2009Reading3rd Grade% met std76.6%77%
2010Reading3rd Grade% met std74%75.2%
2011Reading3rd Grade% met std85.2%77.2%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std80.6%74.1%
2006Math4th Grade% met std76.2%77.2%
2007Math4th Grade% met std76.8%78%
2008Math4th Grade% met std86.2%79.6%
2009Math4th Grade% met std80.9%81.8%
2010Math4th Grade% met std88.9%84.9%
2011Math4th Grade% met std90.1%85.2%
2012Math4th Grade% met std82.3%82.6%
2006Reading4th Grade% met std65.5%68.1%
2007Reading4th Grade% met std69.4%70.1%
2008Reading4th Grade% met std76.4%70.1%
2009Reading4th Grade% met std68.5%72.6%
2010Reading4th Grade% met std68.8%72.9%
2011Reading4th Grade% met std76.4%73.3%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std74.7%72.1%
2008Science4th Grade% met std87.3%81.5%
2009Science4th Grade% met std91.4%83.4%
2010Science4th Grade% met std87.8%81.4%
2011Science4th Grade% met std87.6%82.9%
2012Science4th Grade% met std86.6%82.3%
2003Math5th Grade% met std63.5%56.3%
2004Math5th Grade% met std67.1%61.8%
2005Math5th Grade% met std71.8%69%
2006Math5th Grade% met std60.3%66.9%
2007Math5th Grade% met std79.4%71%
2008Math5th Grade% met std77.2%73.2%
2009Math5th Grade% met std82.2%73.5%
2010Math5th Grade% met std59.5%74.4%
2011Math5th Grade% met std63.4%76.3%
2012Math5th Grade% met std59.9%73.3%
2003Reading5th Grade% met std69.1%58%
2004Reading5th Grade% met std68%62.7%
2005Reading5th Grade% met std69.4%64.2%
2006Reading5th Grade% met std54%60.6%
2007Reading5th Grade% met std66.7%60%
2008Reading5th Grade% met std64.4%61.6%
2009Reading5th Grade% met std70.1%64.5%
2010Reading5th Grade% met std58%64.1%
2011Reading5th Grade% met std62.6%67.3%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std53.3%65%
2006Writing5th Grade% met std45.4%54.1%
2007Writing5th Grade% met std37.6%57.3%
2008Writing5th Grade% met std49.4%57.3%
2009Writing5th Grade% met std75.6%58.1%
2010Writing5th Grade% met std67.5%61.8%
2011Writing5th Grade% met std65.7%67.1%
2012Writing5th Grade% met std62.3%64.2%
2006Math6th Grade% met std75.5%68%
2007Math6th Grade% met std71.6%69.6%
2008Math6th Grade% met std72.2%72.3%
2009Math6th Grade% met std73.1%75.7%
2010Math6th Grade% met std87.7%78%
2011Math6th Grade% met std77.6%78.8%
2012Math6th Grade% met std68.3%77.2%
2006Reading6th Grade% met std61.5%65.9%
2007Reading6th Grade% met std61.1%63.5%
2008Reading6th Grade% met std72.7%66.9%
2009Reading6th Grade% met std65.9%67.6%
2010Reading6th Grade% met std74.7%68.8%
2011Reading6th Grade% met std62.9%69.9%
2012Reading6th Grade% met std59.1%68.5%
2006Math7th Grade% met std65.2%66.5%
2007Math7th Grade% met std65.1%67.2%
2008Math7th Grade% met std71%70.6%
2009Math7th Grade% met std68.6%75.3%
2010Math7th Grade% met std76.1%77.9%
2011Math7th Grade% met std80.7%78.6%
2012Math7th Grade% met std75.3%80.1%
2006Reading7th Grade% met std68.4%68.1%
2007Reading7th Grade% met std65.8%66.8%
2008Reading7th Grade% met std78.7%70%
2009Reading7th Grade% met std72%71.4%
2010Reading7th Grade% met std79%73.5%
2011Reading7th Grade% met std86.5%76%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std71.1%76%
2003Math8th Grade% met std54.3%51.3%
2004Math8th Grade% met std61.8%57.9%
2005Math8th Grade% met std58.7%62.9%
2006Math8th Grade% met std70%62.2%
2007Math8th Grade% met std75.1%67.9%
2008Math8th Grade% met std82.3%70.4%
2009Math8th Grade% met std82.9%71.3%
2010Math8th Grade% met std84.7%75.2%
2011Math8th Grade% met std84.5%76.9%
2012Math8th Grade% met std86.9%76.4%
2003Reading8th Grade% met std70.3%63.4%
2004Reading8th Grade% met std74.3%68.9%
2005Reading8th Grade% met std60.2%64.1%
2006Reading8th Grade% met std73%70.6%
2007Reading8th Grade% met std75%75%
2008Reading8th Grade% met std86.3%78.3%
2009Reading8th Grade% met std87.2%80.5%
2010Reading8th Grade% met std88.5%81.9%
2011Reading8th Grade% met std88.2%81.8%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std87.3%79.8%
2008Science8th Grade% met std69.1%52.7%
2009Science8th Grade% met std65.4%54.8%
2010Science8th Grade% met std68.5%57.2%
2011Science8th Grade% met std71.9%58.3%
2012Science8th Grade% met std73.9%59.7%
2006Writing8th Grade% met std84%66.1%
2007Writing8th Grade% met std84.6%71.8%
2008Writing8th Grade% met std81.4%69.1%
2009Writing8th Grade% met std73%71.2%
2010Writing8th Grade% met std87.5%75.2%
2011Writing8th Grade% met std78.6%73.1%
2012Writing8th Grade% met std80.7%72.7%

Some data by SchoolDigger.com.

School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$35,476,000$15,115 $36,637,000$15,336 $35,837,000$14,592 
Total Expenditures:$33,023,000$14,070 $30,640,000$12,825 $30,457,000$12,401 
Total Current Expenditures:$27,855,000$11,868 $25,749,000$10,778 $26,163,000$10,653 
Instructional Expenditures:$18,053,000$7,69264.8%$16,480,000$6,89864.0%$16,844,000$6,85864.4%
Student and Staff Support:$1,784,000$7606.4%$1,786,000$7486.9%$1,813,000$7386.9%
Operations, Food, Other:$5,105,000$2,17518.3%$4,934,000$2,06519.2%$4,796,000$1,95318.3%
Total Capital Outlay:$529,000$225 $568,000$238 $574,000$234 
Construction:$169,000$72 $102,000$43 $123,000$50 
Total Other:$263,000$112 $326,000$136 $341,000$139 
Interest on Debt:$265,000$113 $358,000$150 $396,000$161 
Total Salary:$14,951,000$6,370 $14,717,000$6,160 $14,536,000$5,919 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$11,119,000$4,73874.4%$10,914,000$4,56874.2%$10,638,000$4,33173.2%
Other Salary:$3,832,000$1,63325.6%$3,803,000$1,59225.8%$3,898,000$1,58726.8%
Total Benefit:$8,395,000$3,577 $6,607,000$2,766 $6,409,000$2,610 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$6,277,000$2,67474.8%$4,878,000$2,04273.8%$4,749,000$1,93474.1%
Other Benefit:$2,118,000$90225.2%$1,729,000$72426.2%$1,660,000$67625.9%

* Lehighton Area School District was rated 2.5 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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