Blue Mountain High School

  • 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Blue Mountain High School's student population of 810 students has declined by 6% 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
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blue Mountain High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,835 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 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%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
3%
10%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
95%
68%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Blue Mountain High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.100.26
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Graduation Rate
91%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Blue Mountain High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBlue Mountain School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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