Blue Mountain High School

Blue Mountain High School serves 864 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Blue Mountain High School operates within the Blue Mountain School District.
Blue Mountain School District's 89% graduation rate is equal to the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 864 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 864 students
Blue Mountain High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Blue Mountain High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Blue Mountain High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Blue Mountain High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Blue Mountain High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Blue Mountain High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
3%
9%
Blue Mountain High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
95%
69%
Blue Mountain High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Blue Mountain High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.10 0.24
Blue Mountain High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
14%
38%
Blue Mountain High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
5%
Blue Mountain High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Blue Mountain School District's student population of 2,776 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,343 in this district is less than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,380 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Blue Mountain School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,776 1,514
Blue Mountain   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 89% 89%
Blue Mountain   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2014)
District Total Revenue $36 MM $21 MM
Blue Mountain   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $39 MM $20 MM
Blue Mountain   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,343 $12,967
Blue Mountain   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,380 $12,300
Blue Mountain   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Schuylkill Haven Senior High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Blue Mountain Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Blue Mountain El East School (2.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • OrwigsburgBlue Mountain El East School
    Grades: KG-5 | 691 students
    2.1 miles
    675 Red Dale Rd
    OrwigsburgPA 17961
    (570)366-1065
    2.1KG-5691
  • OrwigsburgBlue Mountain Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 667 students
    2.2 miles
    685 Red Dale Rd
    OrwigsburgPA 17961
    (570)366-0546
    2.26-8667
  • Schuylkill HavenSchuylkill Haven El Center
    Grades: KG-4 | 459 students
    2.4 miles
    701 East Main St
    Schuylkill HavenPA 17972
    (570)385-6731
    2.4KG-4459
  • Schuylkill HavenSchuylkill Haven Senior High School
    Grades: 8-12 | 525 students
    2.5 miles
    501 East Main St
    Schuylkill HavenPA 17972
    (570)385-6717
    2.58-12525
  • Schuylkill HavenSchuylkill Haven Middle School
    Grades: 5-7 | 280 students
    2.6 miles
    120 Haven St
    Schuylkill HavenPA 17972
    (570)385-6708
    2.65-7280

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