Lehighton Area School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Carbon

District Profile

1000 Union St

Lehighton, PA 18235-1700

Phone 610-377-4490

Fax 610-577-0032

Includes the municipalities of East Penn Township, Franklin Township, Lehighton Borough, Mahoning Township, Parryville Borough, Weissport Borough.

Square Miles

65.72

Students Enrolled

2,310

Total Number of Schools:

3
  • Lehighton Area El Sch (PreK,K-5)
  • Lehighton Area HS (9-12)
  • Lehighton Area MS (5-6,7-8)

School district: light blue; Administrative office: medium blue circle; County(ies) served: green dashes.

Total Students

2,310

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.26%
Asian
0.43%
Black
1.73%
Latino
5.93%
Pacific Islander
0.26%
2 or More Races
2.55%
White
88.83%

Gender

Male
50.04%
Female
49.96%

Other Statistics

Special Education
14.92%
English Learner
1.04%

Financials

Median Household Income

$55,000.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $21,357,294.92 50.69%
State Revenues $19,147,948.46 45.45%
Federal $917,920.64 2.17%
Other $702,053.84 1.66%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$16,494,379.24
Property Values Within District
$140,500.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

88.17%

Rigorous Courses

15
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

61.94%
College/University
9.03%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 58.66% 44.69% N/A
Grade 4 67.08% 40.74% 84.57%
Grade 5 58.33% 30.41% N/A
Grade 6 61.62% 30.94% N/A
Grade 7 55.49% 28.22% N/A
Grade 8 61.22% 40.31% 68.88%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 66.88% 69.03% 73.38%

Staff

164

Teachers

8

Administrators

77

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

14:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: John Corby

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Joy Beers
Board President
5 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Richard Beltz
Board Vice President
7 2021-2023
Barbara Bowes
1 2021-2025
Nathan Foeller
3 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Jeremy Glaush
1 2021-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Brian Shaner
1 2021-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Kerry Sitter
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

April Walker
1 2021-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Walter Zlomsowitch
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

* In accordance with Act 55 of 2017 and Act 18 of 2019, school board directors are required to complete approved training starting in the 2018-2019 school year. School board directors who began their term in 2017 are permitted to take this training, but it is not required. School board directors who began their term after July 1, 2018 are required to complete an initial 5 hours of new school director training and at the beginning of each subsequent election, 3 hours of advanced school director training. School board director data will be updated as it is made available. Data updates occur regularly and ongoing.