Lehighton Area Middle School is an educational institution that enrolls more than 700 students in grades five through eight. The school has a staff of over 55 teachers. It offers classes in music, mathematics, English, science and social studies. Lehighton Area Middle School also hosts sessions in language arts, Industrial Technology and physical education. In addition, the school provides membership options for music, band and chorus clubs. Lehighton Area Middle School s enrichment programs include a range of academic and extracurricular activities. The school is governed by the Lehighton Area School District, which operates elementary and high schools. The district s schools offer a variety of athletic activities, such as football, baseball, softball, tennis, hockey, and track and field.