Northern Lehigh School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Lehigh

District Profile

1201 Shadow Oaks Ln

Slatington, PA 18080-1237

Phone 610-767-9800

Fax 610-767-9809

Includes the municipalities of Slatington Borough, Walnutport Borough, Washington Township.

Square Miles

25.93

Students Enrolled

1,552

Total Number of Schools:

4
  • Northern Lehigh MS (7-8)
  • Northern Lehigh SHS (9-12)
  • Peters El Sch (K-2)
  • Slatington El Sch (3-6)
Bulldog Academy

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

Total Students

1,552

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.06%
Asian
0.52%
Black
1.61%
Latino
12.63%
Pacific Islander
0.06%
2 or More Races
2.77%
White
82.35%

Gender

Male
52.84%
Female
47.16%

Other Statistics

Special Education
16.89%
English Learner
0.84%

Financials

Median Household Income

$63,193.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $18,722,410.62 56.78%
State Revenues $13,514,384.27 40.98%
Federal $595,153.61 1.80%
Other $140,258.45 0.42%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$15,166,106.40
Property Values Within District
$165,400.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

87.33%

Rigorous Courses

10
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

68.89%
College/University
4.44%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 75.49% 70.59% N/A
Grade 4 63.16% 38.95% 80.00%
Grade 5 55.37% 41.32% N/A
Grade 6 63.21% 40.00% N/A
Grade 7 56.88% 33.03% N/A
Grade 8 47.32% 24.11% 51.79%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 60.19% 63.89% 63.30%

Staff

112

Teachers

7

Administrators

89

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

14:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Matthew Link

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Mathias Green
Board President
45 2019-2023
Robin Distler
Board Vice President
11 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Chad Christman
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Gary Fedorcha
26 2021-2025
Rhonda Frantz
< 1 year 2022-2023
Michelle Heckman
5 2021-2025

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Gale Husack
7 2019-2023
Robert Kern
4 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Donna Kulp
16 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

* 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.