Mountain Ridge High School

  • Mountain Ridge High School serves 825 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Mountain Ridge High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 61%.

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 825 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students825 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mountain Ridge High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mountain Ridge High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank
6%
32%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Hispanic
n/a
15%
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Black
2%
34%
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White
96%
39%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mountain Ridge High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.080.40
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Graduation Rate
89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mountain Ridge High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mountain Ridge High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAllegany County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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