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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Diversity
    C-
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    A-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    B+
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
Northwestern Lehigh School District is an above average, public school district located in New Tripoli, PA. It has 2,144 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 57% of students are at least proficient in math and 74% in reading.
Address
6493 Route 309
New Tripoli, PA 18066
Telephone
(610) 298-8661

Northwestern Lehigh School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
74%
Percent Proficient - Math
57%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1180
188 responses
Average ACT
27
41 responses

Students

Diversity
C-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,144
Free or Reduced Lunch
16.5%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$72,544
Teachers in First/Second Year
2.9%

Finances

Total Expenses
$34,873,000
Expenses Per Student
$16,320/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    59%
  • Support Services
    38%
  • Other
    3%
Living in the Area
C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C+
  2. Good for Families
    B-
  3. Housing
    B-
Median Household Income
$64,884
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,072
National
$949
Median Home Value
$236,800
National
$184,700

Northwestern Lehigh School District Reviews

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I rated this school two stars for a plethora of reasons; one, their diversity at the school is below poor. As Asian American, I was one out of the only two Asian Americans in my entire grade. I did not feel accepted or had a feeling of belonging at this school. Secondly, Northwestern values sports over the arts. This school had a sub par band, no orchestra, and football was the only sport this district had school spirit over. Thirdly, some of the high school teachers, only cared about the syllabus and material at hand. No passion whatsoever. In addition, the teachers only cared about test scores and attendance.
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Love the kids--made lots of friends. Teachers aren't bad. Some you wish you could have every year. I wish there were more languages offered (Italian please!). And I wish there was more of an arts presence. I did choir and drama all 4 years. But I'd love more dramatic, vocal and visual arts. My school did prepare me for the outside world--getting a resume together, preparing for a job interview and looking for colleges that matched my dreams. Still, when I graduate I'll have good memories.
Throughout my four years here I enjoyed sports and being involved in clubs. The school is good at recognizing all kinds of students for their achievements in arts, academics, sports, tech, etc. It offers many courses and has very good teachers for all levels. They only offer a minimal selection of AP classes, however you have the option of taking college classes as well.