The Lower Merion School District, or LMSD, serves over 8,000 students throughout its ten schools and is ranked by Niche as the best school district in Montgomery County. In fact, the nine eligible schools in the district have all been granted recognition for excellence by the Commonwealth, and seven of the schools have been awarded the National Blue Ribbon Award for Excellence in Education.
With one of the lowest class size averages in the state, above average test scores, and one of the highest average salaries for teachers and staff, the schools in LMSD are dedicated to furthering the success of students and providing a positive learning atmosphere.
What to Know About This School System
A comprehensive selection of AP courses, a variety of programs for both special needs and gifted students, and over 500 co-curricular programs—students in the Lower Merion School District have access to unique opportunities and resources.
Use this page to learn more about this award-winning district of distinction in the Main Line.
- Elementary (K-5): Merion, Cynwyd, Penn Wynne, Penn Valley, Gladwyne, Belmont Hills
- Middle (6-8): Bala Cynwyd, Welsh Valley
- High (9-12): Harriton, Lower Merion
Superintendent: Robert L. Copeland
General Information: 610-645-1930
Lower Merion School District Rankings:
- Named Best School District in Montgomery County
- Ranked 4th Best School District in Pennsylvania
- Ranked 2nd Best Place to Teach in Pennsylvania
- Named one of the Best Communities for Music Education
- Named to the College Board's 8th Annual AP Honor Roll
- Ranked 1st in 2018 Montgomery-Bucks School Bus Safety Competition
- Named as the first Green Ribbon Schools District Sustainability Award winner
- Art Forum
- Culinary Arts Club
- Latin Club
- Science Olympiad
- Amnesty International
- LMHS TV
- Math Club
- Mock Trial
- Jazz Band
- Technology/Engineering Club
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