Lehighton school information

IndexLehightonPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores58%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools72,56379,221
Total private schools11,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Lehighton, PA educational system consists of 7 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lehighton public schools have average test scores of 58% which is 10% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 19% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lehighton public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.7% have completed high school, 13.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lehighton are 19% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Lehighton.
  • 79.3% of people in Lehighton have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.7% of people in Lehighton have completed high school.
  • 13.1% of people in Lehighton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lehighton

IndexLehightonPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade79.3%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school78.7%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college37.9%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.9%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.1%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters4.6%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.4%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Lehighton (high school & post-secondary)

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Coplay, PA3,23275%51%
New Ringgold, PA26370%41%
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Jim Thorpe, PA4,67663%28%
Lehighton, PA5,36058%19%

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Lehighton, PA5,36058%19%
Source: The Lehighton, PA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.