Packer Ridge Academy

Bob Schaeffer

Building Administrator

Office:  (610) 577-0048
Fax: (610) 577-0053

50 Mauch Chunk St.
Lehighton, PA

Packer Ridge Academy is an alternative education school housed in the old Mary Packer Cummings School in Packerton , PA. Packer Ridge Academy is committed to collaborating with each student to help them find success academically and behaviorally. Packer Ridge houses grades 7 through 12, With a 4:1 student to staff ratio Packer Ridge can provide a supportive and nurturing environment for students with truancy, behavioral issues, drug and alcohol concerns, and other mental health matters. Students receive all 4 core subjects during the school day, as well as, 4 elective courses through the year. Packer Ridge also prides itself on transitioning the student back to their home school with in a 45 day period, therefore things like Student Council, Healthy U, Yearbook Club, and Student of the Month were created to make the environment as realistic to the home school as possible.