Tussey Mountain High School

  • Tussey Mountain High School serves 298 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Tussey Mountain High School's student population of 298 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students298 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tussey Mountain High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tussey Mountain High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#764 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Hispanic
n/a
11%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
97%
66%
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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 Tussey Mountain High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.060.27
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Graduation Rate80-84%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTussey Mountain SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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