Southern Lehigh School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: Lehigh

District Profile

5775 Main St

Center Valley, PA 18034-8439

Phone 610-282-3121

Fax 610-282-0193

Includes the municipalities of Coopersburg Borough, Lower Milford Township, Upper Saucon Township.

Square Miles

45.30

Students Enrolled

3,170

Total Number of Schools:

5
  • Hopewell El Sch (K-3)
  • Liberty Bell El Sch (K-3)
  • Southern Lehigh Intermediate Sch (4-6)
  • Southern Lehigh MS (7-8)
  • Southern Lehigh SHS (9-12)
District Provided Online Learning

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

Total Students

3,170

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.30%
Asian
5.90%
Black
2.20%
Latino
5.40%
Pacific Islander
0.10%
2 or More Races
0.90%
White
85.30%

Gender

Male
50.80%
Female
49.20%

Other Statistics

Special Education
11.20%
English Learner
1.30%

Financials

Median Household Income

$91,851.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $48,742,244.33 77.13%
State Revenues $14,164,912.24 22.41%
Federal $281,634.93 0.44%
Other N/A N/A

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$40,940,569.20
Property Values Within District
$285,600.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

95.00%

Rigorous Courses

15
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

75.78%
College/University
6.25%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 82.29% 77.60% N/A
Grade 4 76.06% 68.08% 91.51%
Grade 5 82.02% 76.32% N/A
Grade 6 84.23% 67.22% N/A
Grade 7 85.37% 74.39% N/A
Grade 8 77.86% 50.38% 75.95%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 83.59% 84.62% 89.02%

Staff

204

Teachers

14

Administrators

154

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

16:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Kathleen Evison

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Anita Desai
Board President
3 2017-2021
Mary Ann Nord
Board Vice President
3 2017-2021
Jeffrey Dimmig
13 2019-2023
Kyle Gangewere
1 2019-2023

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

Emily Gehman
5 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

William Lycett
9 2019-2023
Kathleen Parsons
7 2017-2021
Priya Sareen
1 2019-2023
Dr. Jennifer Smith
5 2017-2021

* 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.