Mountain Ridge High School

100 Dr. Nancy S. Grasmick
Frostburg, MD 21532
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Mountain Ridge High School serves 801 students in grades 9-12.
Mountain Ridge High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Mountain Ridge High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Mountain Ridge High School's student population of 801 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students801 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

Mountain Ridge High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mountain Ridge High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#513 out of 1359 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
80-84%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
25-29%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
1%
17%
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Black
2%
34%
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White
94%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.120.72
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAllegany County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mountain Ridge High School is Center For Career & Technical Education (5.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mount Savage Middle School (3.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beall Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Frostburg Beall Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 456 students
    1.0 miles
    3 E College Ave
    Frostburg, MD 21532
    (301) 689-3636
    1 PK-5 456
  • Frostburg Frost Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 225 students
    1.6 miles
    260 Shaw St
    Frostburg, MD 21532
    (301) 689-5168
    1.6 PK-5 225
  • Mount Savage Mount Savage Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 390 students
    3.9 miles
    13201 New School Rd Nw
    Mount Savage, MD 21545
    (301) 264-3220
    3.9 6-8 390
  • Mount Savage Mt. Savage Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 198 students
    3.9 miles
    13201 New School Rd Nw
    Mount Savage, MD 21545
    (301) 264-3220
    3.9 PK-5 198
  • Cumberland Parkside Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 224 students
    4.6 miles
    50 Parkside Blvd
    Cumberland, MD 21502
    (301) 729-0085
    4.6 PK-5 224

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