100 Dr. Nancy S. Grasmick
Frostburg, MD 21532
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Mountain Ridge High School serves 771 students in grades 9-12.
Mountain Ridge High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 771 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in MD)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Mountain Ridge High School's student population of 771 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
771 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Mountain Ridge High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mountain Ridge High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#365 out of 1354 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
20%
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Black
2%
34%
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White
92%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
86%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

School Reviews

3   6/26/2021
IT is time to give RESPECT to the Family that has done so much for western MD and Frostburg. I understand but do not agree to the change of names of the HS. It was instigated (planned) by a man who was not of sound mind at the time with arguments the Supt. of school did not understand and had no validity. It was a SELF SERVANT move by school board and one member. The NAME OF the School Should be NOW CHANGED To BEALL HIGH SCHOOL.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Donald J Bell ( class of

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 771 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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