Blue Mountain High School



Blue Mountain High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blue Mountain High School Students by Grade
PK 35
K 35
1 29
2 21
3 21
4 32
5 23
6 12
7 28
8 31
9 24
10 17
11 25
12 17
UG 3

Blue Mountain High School is a public high school of the South Tippah School District located in Blue Mountain, MS. It has 353 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th. Blue Mountain High School is the 194th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 13,323rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.8 to 1.

Total Students: 353
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.81

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Blue Mountain High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 186
(53%)
712
(51%)
 Female 167
(47%)
689
(49%)

Blue Mountain High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 179
(51%)
1,007
(72%)
 Black 132
(37%)
288
(21%)
 Hispanic 25
(7%)
83
(6%)
 Two or More 15
(4%)
21
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Blue Mountain High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 291
(82%)
820
(59%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(10%)
167
(12%)
 Not Eligible 28
(8%)
414
(30%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Blue Mountain High School is ranked 155th out of 0 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Blue Mountain High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 67.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Blue Mountain High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 281
2006 277
2007 274
2008 283
2009 293
2010 289
2011 311
2012 353

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.7
2006 11.5
2007 10.7
2008 11
2009 10.6
2010 10
2011 11.2
2012 11.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.82918149466192
2006 0.83032490974729
2007 0.81021897810219
2008 0.89399293286219
2009 0.90102389078498
2010 0.92387543252595
2011 0.90675241157556
2012 0.92067988668555

Compare Blue Mountain High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,180.0% 11.8:1
 
1,420.1% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 67.4%
 
This School 92.1%
 

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