South Mountain Secure Trmnt Un

  • South Mountain Secure Trmnt Un serves 15 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 2:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • South Mountain Secure Trmnt Un's student population of 15 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students15 students
This chart display total students of South Mountain Secure Trmnt Un by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of South Mountain Secure Trmnt Un
Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of South Mountain Secure Trmnt Un by grade.

School Comparison

  • South Mountain Secure Trmnt Un's student:teacher ratio of 2:1 has decreased from 3:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Mountain Secure Trmnt Un is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Student : Teacher Ratio2:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of South Mountain Secure Trmnt Un and the public school average student teacher ratio of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
13%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in South Mountain Secure Trmnt Un and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
61%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in South Mountain Secure Trmnt Un and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
26%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in South Mountain Secure Trmnt Un and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in South Mountain Secure Trmnt Un and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Mountain Secure Trmnt Un. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.550.53
This chart display the diversity score of South Mountain Secure Trmnt Un and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Mountain Secure Trmnt Unit School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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