Mountain Ridge High School is located in Frostburg, MD and is one of 11 high schools in Allegany County Public Schools School District. It is a public school that serves 951 students in grades 9-12.
Mountain Ridge High School made AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Maryland in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Mountain Ridge High School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Mountain Ridge High School had 30% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Maryland had 40% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Two or More Races
Allegany County Public Schools District Spending
The Allegany County Public Schools spends $14,210 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 62% on instruction, 32% on support services, 6% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Allegany County Public Schools District
In 2011, Mountain Ridge High School had 16 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Maryland average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
The Maryland High School Assessment program (HSA) includes annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
High School students are assessed upon completion of courses in English 2, Algebra, Biology, and Government.
How is it Scored?
Students receive a scaled score for each test. Passing scores for the HSA are 412 for Algebra, 400 for Biology, 394 for Government and 396 for English 2. The percentage of students to score at or above the proficient level are shown here. Starting with the class of 2009, students must pass all tests to graduate.
The Education.com TestRating is a number (1-10) calculated by Education.com that provides an overview of a school’s test performance for a given year, by comparing the school’s state standardized test results to those of other schools in the same state. For Maryland, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2011 Maryland School Assessment (MSA) Results and High School Assessment (HSA) Results for all subjects tested.more...