USA Pennsylvania, USA
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Mt. Lebanon High School

Established: 1912
City
Blue Ribbon

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    1760
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Spring Semester, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

SCHOOL PROFILE
Mt. Lebanon High School is a US secondary school with about 1,760 students. Recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School, it was rated one of the Top 500 high schools in the US by Newsweek and rated first in Western Pennsylvania by the Pittsburgh Business Times.

FACILITIES
The 26-acre campus has a 100,000 volume library, a fine arts complex with two theaters, visual arts studios, a professional dance studio, music studios, a full production TV studio, science/computer/writing labs, three full-size gyms, an indoor swimming pool, and a 7,200-seat stadium with a football field and track.

SPORTS AND ARTS
International students have the opportunity to join more than 26 interscholastic championship sports teams.
Mt. Lebanon also has an extensive arts program with classes like music technology and technical theater.

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Mt. Lebanon has received an award for #1 Traditional (non-magnet/non-charter) Public High School by Pennsylvania School Performance Profile and #5 Digital School Districts Nationwide from the Center for Digital Education & National School Boards Association.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
Pittsburgh was recently named one of the “Best Places to Travel in 2016” by Travel Leisure and rated the nation’s “No. 1 Food City” by Zagat. The city offers a mix of indoor and outdoor activities along with famous places like Carnegie Mellon University.

Visit School Site: Mt. Lebanon High School
Visit City Site: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Famous Alumni

Daya - Recording artist
Mark Cuban – Self-made billionaire and owner of the Dallas Mavericks, “Shark Tank” television show
Andrew Mason – Founder and CEO of Groupon
Joe Manganiello – Actor, class of 1995 (Alcide Herveaux in True Blood, Flash Thompson in Spider-Man)
Matt Bartkowski – Professional hockey player
Josh Wilson – Professional baseball player
Ming-Na Wen – Actress (ER, Mulan, Stargate Universe)

  • 9, 10, 11 Grades at School
  • 26 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:16
SAT Average
1210
ACT Average
25
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
Speciality Programs
STEM project, Global research projects; University of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County Community College offer dual enrollment program
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Crew, Cross Country Running, Fencing, Football, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Riflery, Snowboarding, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Volleyball, Wrestling
Arts
2D Art, Art, Ceramics, Dance Composition, Film Academy, Studio Art - 2D Design, Studio Art - Drawing, Studio Art: 3-D Design, Technical Theatre, Theater, Video Production
Music
Band, Band - Concert, Choir, Music Technology, Music Theory, Orchestra, Percussion Ensemble
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Programming, Data Management, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, European History, Physics C, Psychology, US Government and Politics, US History
Languages
French, German, Latin, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Archery Club, Creative Expression, Environmental, eSports, Fashion Club, Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), Investment Club, Literary Magazine, Mock Trial, Model United Nations (Model UN), Multimedia Club, Photography Club, Robotics and Engineering, Student Events Committee
Accepting Students in Grades
No
Ages Accepted
-18
ELTiS Required
215
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
ESL Service: $2,550 (year), $1275 (Sem). This is determined at the beginning of the school year, and paid after arrival if student needs ESL.

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