Lankenau Environmental Science Magnet High School

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Lankenau Environmental Science Magnet High School
201 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19128
United States
Coordinates 40°03′46″N 75°15′10″W / 40.062695°N 75.252796°W / 40.062695; -75.252796Coordinates: 40°03′46″N 75°15′10″W / 40.062695°N 75.252796°W / 40.062695; -75.252796
Type Magnet high school
School district The School District of Philadelphia
Principal Joshua Levinson
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 340[1]
Student to teacher ratio 16:1
Average SAT scores (2014) 1185
Average ACT scores (2014) 17.0

Lankenau Environmental Science Magnet High School (commonly referred as Lankenau High School) is a district-run magnet high school in Upper Roxborough, Northwest Philadelphia.[2] It is a part of the School District of Philadelphia. The school's Advanced Placement participation was 34 percent during the 2014 school year.[3] The school has also received a Bronze recognition by U.S. News & World Report's list of Best U.S. High Schools from 2012 through 2014.[1]

The school is near the border with Montgomery County and occupies a wooded area. It described itself as the "country campus for the college bound".[2]


The school has a garden. In 2016 vandals damaged the garden with a vehicle.[2]


Of the school's 340 students, 99 percent identify as minorities.[3] 94.7 percent identify as Black, 3.6 percent as Hispanic, 1 percent as Other, 0.3 percent as Asian, and 0.3 percent as White.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Lankenau Environmental Science Magnet High School". Great Philly Schools. Retrieved April 30, 2015.
  2. ^ a b c Babay, Emily (2016-02-25). "Vandals 'destroy' Philadelphia school's acre garden". Philadelphia Inquirer. Retrieved 2016-11-16.
  3. ^ a b "Lankenau High School". The School District of Philadelphia. Retrieved April 30, 2015.

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