Blue Mountain High School

Tel: (570)366-0511
  • Blue Mountain High School serves 810 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Blue Mountain High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 32%.
  • Blue Mountain High School operates within the Blue Mountain School District.
  • Blue Mountain School District's 90% graduation rate is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 86%.

Top Placements (Pennsylvania)

Blue Mountain High School is Listed among the top public schools in Pennsylvania for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Blue Mountain High School's student population of 810 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students810 students
Blue Mountain High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Blue Mountain High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
Blue Mountain High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeBlue Mountain High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Blue Mountain High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2835 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Blue Mountain High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
46%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
62%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
Blue Mountain High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
4%
Blue Mountain High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
3%
10%
Blue Mountain High School Black Students (1990-2016)
Black
n/a
15%
Blue Mountain High School Black Students (1991-2013)
White
95%
68%
Blue Mountain High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Blue Mountain High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsBlue Mountain High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.100.26
Blue Mountain High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate
91%
86%
Blue Mountain High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
44%
Blue Mountain High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
Blue Mountain High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Blue Mountain High School is Blue Mountain School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Blue Mountain School District's student population of 2,609 students has decreased by 7% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $12,770 in this district is less than the state average of $13,048. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,843 is higher than the state average of $12,915. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
    School District NameBlue Mountain School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    5
    3
    Number of Students Managed2,6091,464
    Blue Mountain School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    47%
    46%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    73%
    62%
    District Graduation Rate
    90%
    86%
    District Total Revenue$36 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$39 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$12,770$13,048
    District Spending / Student$13,843$12,915
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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