Here are the current numbers of home and cyber-schooled students in our local districts:
Jim Thorpe: 19 home schooled; 82 cyber schooled.
Lehighton: 20 home schooled and 71 cyber/charter schooled students
Palmerton: 28 home schooled; 67 cyber schooled
Panther Valley: 8 home schooled; 69 cyber schooled students.
Tamaqua: 26 home schooled; 48 cyber schooled students.
Weatherly: 12 home schooled;11 cyber schooled.
The Pennsylvania Department of Education provided the numbers of home schooled students in 1998-99: