Stissing Mountain High School

Stissing Mountain High School serves 363 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Stissing Mountain High School operates within the Pine Plains Central School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 363 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 363 students
Stissing Mountain High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 58% Male / 42%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Stissing Mountain High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Stissing Mountain High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 1.03. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Stissing Mountain High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
8%
Stissing Mountain High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
6%
23%
Stissing Mountain High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
3%
19%
Stissing Mountain High School Black (1989-2012)
White
88%
48%
Stissing Mountain High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Stissing Mountain High School Sch Ethnicity Stissing Mountain High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.22 1.03
Stissing Mountain High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
13%
42%
Stissing Mountain High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
9%
7%
Stissing Mountain High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,073 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Pine Plains Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,073 1,324
Pine Plains Central   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 68% 86%
Pine Plains Central   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $26 MM $29 MM
District Spending $25 MM $29 MM
Pine Plains Central   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $21,759 $21,692
Pine Plains Central   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $20,710 $21,514
Pine Plains Central   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Webutuck High School (9.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Stissing Mountain Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Seymour Smith Intermediate Learning Center (0.8 miles away)
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Dutchess County, NY public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.48, which is lower than the New York average of 1.03. The most diverse school district in Dutchess County is Arlington Central School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.