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1593 Lakeland Dr
Jermyn, PA 18433

(570) 254-9485
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April 23, 2014
You would never know Lakeland has an undefeated Track and Field team. football rules! The Track and Field team has been undefeated for several years, they have won districts for many years consecutive. The team even competes in the off season with USATF. They just won an invitational meet at Shippensburg University, they beat 27 schools in their division. Not one word was mentioned at school. Nothing on the morning announcements. Nothing.

- submitted by a parent
June 24, 2012
This school is a joke! All the guidance counselor cares about is football and it's cheerleaders! It's really gross, the ceiling tiles are falling out, especially in the Spanish class, there are mice running everywhere, and in the heater in the art room there is mold growing! Also, when cleaning the cafeteria, they use the same mops to CLEAN the floors AND tables! They would start on one side of the cafe, clean the floor, clean the tables, then go to the other side and do the same thing WITHOUT at least changing the mops!

- submitted by a community member
November 11, 2010
I went to this school. I hated it. Their are only a couple of teachers that even try hard and they're probably no longer teaching there. I graduated about 8 years ago. It was very cold during the winter because the heating didn't work well although it's possible that has been fixed. I doubt it. I got good grades but I know that it had nothing to do with the teachers--it's because I read the textbooks. The teachers like to have chats and talk about themselves. Many of them are conceited and favor sports and the more popular groups with well-known names. I suppose it's because Jermyn is such a small town. There are some advanced classes but I really think the teachers are lacking. The school wasn't covered in garbage but it was very dusty. I didn't like it overall and I think getting a diploma from Lakeland is as good as getting a GED.

- submitted by a community member
April 14, 2009
I was bullied in the 2007-2008 school year, and barely anything was done about it. No punishment at all. The guidance counselor just talked to the students who were bullying me. Also, if you don't or can't pay attention in class, you are bound to fail. The teachers don't care at all. Most Lakelanders will agree.

- submitted by a student
March 27, 2009
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- submitted by a student
February 21, 2009
I have a daughter and son who attend Lakeland. My daughter and my son are high honor students but do sometimes complain that they are'nt challanged enough. Although I am very proud of both of them and they speak very highly of a many good teachers at Lakeland.

- submitted by a parent
December 10, 2008
Lack of a proper gifted program and continuous cutting of staff in special ed, maintenance, office, cafeteria, etc., make this school much less desirable than in the past. Administration neither welcomes input from nor works with parents or teachers. The few remaining teachers who are not related to the school board deserve the utmost respect. For the rest, this district it is a waste of the children's time and talent.

- submitted by a parent
December 10, 2008
Lakeland Jr./Sr. High School is terrible. There is no quality in anything and it already reached the bottom of the hill. After my experience, I will never send my kids to Lakeland and I will let everyone that I know not to send their kids. I've been learning the same thing every year and everyone is disrespectful to one another. There are a very few selection of teachers left that actually care about all of their students, but most of the teachers don't care what they do. Lakeland is never cleaned.

- submitted by a student
December 09, 2008
I attended a private school and then transferred to Lakeland for my high school years. Throughout much of my time at Lakeland, I was not challenged, nor was I given much opportunity to advance in any way, and was only prepared for college because of my superior elementary education. As a matter of fact, some of what I was learning in grade 12 was the same thing I was learning in grade 3! Whatever you do, don't send your children to Lakeland if you want them to have a functioning brain!

- submitted by a student
September 13, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating September 13, 2008
I have an idea...instead of bitching....maybe we should help clean up the school...pitch in to buy a car for drivers ed, help clean gum off tables...and try working with Dr. Billings Jones, instead of always putting her down. You should be proud to call our leader a doctor! Maybe help solve the problems, instead of talking about them!

- submitted by a parent
May 28, 2008
I am a Lakeland Alum, and now I am the parent of children who attend Lakeland. I am appalled at how bad this school has gone down hill in the past 5 years. It breaks my heart ... I loved my school but now I am embarrassed to say I went there.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 01, 2008
I am a parent that is active in the PTA. When I was up the High School to set up for something we had for our kids. This school is a discusting with the filth. The Calfateria is filthy...Gum that looks like confetti under every table...the upper sky lights are filled w/food and napkins..bottles...you name it...its up on the sky light boarder...How come we don't clean this school...Very Upset...and now I know why the kids are always sick...the school is NEVER CLEANED..Maybe people and parents should take a look at the bathrooms too..., and here I am thinking my children use these bathrooms...'oh my god'

- submitted by a parent
January 30, 2008
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- submitted by a student
January 17, 2008
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December 12, 2007
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- submitted by a student
October 13, 2007
I think Lakeland is an excellent school. They have challenging advanced placement courses within their honors tract curriculum. I felt very prepared when entering college. This school provided me with a firm educational foundation. Lakeland is a great community and I am proud to say that I am a member of their alumni.

- submitted by a community member
February 23, 2007
I thought Lakeland was a great school until I went to college and realized how unprepared I was. Great football and track programs but the academics are way behind. My college roomates joke that it sounds like my school is still in the 1970s, and I think they are right.

- submitted by a former student
August 05, 2006
good school, some teachers really care others just waiting for the summer vaca and finally retirement. Could be better.

- submitted by a former student
no rating May 12, 2006
This is a wonderful school fille with promise and community. No one goes unnoticed.

- submitted by a former student
August 28, 2005
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June 05, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
April 18, 2005
My son goes to lakeland and the school is very rural. There are teachers who are buyest towards certain students and I disliked that quite alot. The school was ok as far as I like to consider where ym child goes to.

- submitted by a parent
April 18, 2005
The school spirit is great but there is no way to get involved. The teachers are very poor in the way they cared and i found this out from the teachers themselves at confrences. The school is decent but not recomended.

- submitted by a parent
February 25, 2005
This past year, I sent my child to Lakeland Jr-Sr High School, and I quickly became pleased with the quality of the academic programs, the availability of music, art, sports, and other activities, and also the level of parent involvement. The academic programs are challenging for the students, but the teachers also know how to make learning fun. The extracirricular activites are great, and the amount of school spirit that they show is wonderful. I also like the fact that I can be involved in my child's education. I highly recommend Lakeland jr-sr High School for anyone who is looking for a great place to send their child.

- submitted by a parent
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Lakeland Junior-Senior High School
1593 Lakeland Dr, Jermyn, PA  18433
(570) 254-9485
Last modified Lakeland Junior-Senior High School is a Public school that serves grades 7-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Lakeland Junior-Senior High School Rating: 2 out of 5 based on 25 reviews. Top