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Mt. Lebanon School District Highlights

The Mt. Lebanon School District is an award winning school district committed to excellence in education.  Our mission is to provide the best education possible for each and every student. The following awards reflect the dedication of our teachers, students who come to school  eager and ready to learn, parents who are engaged in the education of their children, and the support of a community that has valued a strong public school system for over 100 years.



The Mt. Lebanon School District was recognized as a District of Distinction by District Administration, a leading national education publication. Districts of Distinction is a national recognition program created by District Administration magazine to honor school districts that are leading the way with new and innovative ideas. The District was among the 62 districts honored nationwide in 2015.



    Pittsburgh Business Times Guide to Western PA Schools
Mt. Lebanon School District ranked #3 in Allegheny County and #5 in the state in the 2015 Pittsburgh Business Times Guide to Western PA Schools. Markham Elementary School Ranked #1 in the region for 4th Grade and Mt. Lebanon High School ranked # 2. The annual Honor Roll ranks the 105 school districts in the region and the 495 districts in the state based on three years of scores from the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment tests.

      2014-2015 Digital School District Winner
The Mt. Lebanon School District was among the top ranked school districts in the nation in the tenth annual
Digital School Districts Survey by the Center for Digital Education (CDE) and the National School Boards Association (NSBA). Mt. Lebanon was the only school district in Pennsylvania awarded in the mid-sized student population category of 3,000 - 12,000 students. The survey showcases exemplary school boards’ and districts’ use of technology to govern the district, communicate with students, parents and the community, and improve district operations.  
      Newsweek Magazine List of America's Best High Schools
Newsweek Magazine placed Mt. Lebanon High School on the list of "America's Best High Schools" in 2015, ranking the school 346 out of the top 2,000 high schools in the nation. 

    U.S. News and World Report 2015 Best High School
Mt. Lebanon High School was awarded a silver ranking in the 2015 U.S. News and World Report Best High School Ranking. The high school was ranked #10 in Pennsylvania. The ranking is based primarily on the number of AP tests taken by seniors.



Lincoln 2013 Blue Ribbon
Lincoln Elementary School was awarded a National Blue Ribbon by the U.S. Department of Education in 2013. This is Lincoln’s third National Blue Ribbon. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recognized 286 schools in 2013 based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in improving student academic achievement.


    National Blue Ribbon Schools

Washington Elementary School was awarded a National Blue Ribbon by the U. S. Department of Education in 2003-2004.
Lincoln Elementary School was awarded a National Blue Ribbon by the U.S. Department of Education in 2013, 2000-2001 and 2002-2003.
Mt. Lebanon High School was awarded a National Blue Ribbon by the U.S. Department of Education in 1983-84, 1990-91, and 1997-98.

    Mt. Lebanon School District Designated Best Community for Music Education
The Mt. Lebanon School District was named among the Best 100 Communities for Music Education (BCME) in  2015 by the NAMM Foundation.  BCME is a nationwide survey that acknowledges schools and districts across the U.S. for their commitment and support for music education as part of the core curriculum. This is the 7th year in a row that the Mt. Lebanon School District has been designated a Best Community for Music Education.




HealthierUS School Challenge
The USDA 2012 HealthierUS School Challenge Bronze award was given to all seven Mt. Lebanon School District elementary schools. This award recognizes the Mt. Lebanon School District's effort to provide healthy items on our school lunch menus and provide students with physical education and opportunities for physical activity. The HealthierUS School Challenge is a voluntary national certification initiative for schools participating in the National School Lunch Program.


Roy A. Hunt Foundation Award for Commitment to Education in the Arts and Humanities
The Frick Art and History Center selected the Mt. Lebanon School District for the 2010 Roy A. Hunt Foundation Award for Commitment to Education in the Arts and Humanities. This was the first time an entire school district was honored with this award.

Boys Lacrosse 2015 WPIAL Champions
Girls Lacrosse 2014 WPIAL Champions
Girls Cross Country 2013 WPIAL Champions
Boys Lacrosse 2103 WPIAL Champions

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