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Blue Mountain High School

Traditional Public School

408 W. Mill Street

Blue Mountain, MS 38610

662-685-4706

Overview

Blue Mountain High School serves 323 students in grades PreK-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was B. Per student spending for this school is $12,012.

Grades

PreK

K

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

Performance

B

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$12,012/Child

Demographics

Blue Mountain High School serves 323 students. This high-poverty school body is 44.58% White and 38.08% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 35
Student-Teacher Ratio: 11:1
Experienced: 81%
In-Field: 94% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 323

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 34
  •       Special Pre-K: 17
  •       K: 28
  •       1: 21
  •       2: 18
  •       3: 12
  •       4: 14
  •       5: 21
  •       6: 23
  •       7: 28
  •       8: 22
  •       9: 29
  •       10: 20
  •       11: 16
  •       12: 20

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 38%
  •       Hispanic: 11%
  •       White: 45%
  •       Two or More: 6%

District

Teachers
Total: 204
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 83%
In-Field: 97% 
Principals
Total: 10
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 2,535

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 63
  •       Special Pre-K: 17
  •       K: 206
  •       Special Elementary: 12
  •       1: 173
  •       2: 173
  •       3: 160
  •       4: 173
  •       5: 193
  •       6: 190
  •       7: 222
  •       8: 192
  •       9: 230
  •       10: 182
  •       11: 166
  •       12: 171
  •       Special Secondary: 12

Community

Tippah County

Total Population: 22,015

  •       Males: 10,712
  •       Females: 11,303

Growth: -0.98%
Number of Households: 8,597
Median Income: $45,568

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 8,719 9,090 17,809 -3%
Black or African American 1,758 1,929 3,687 3%
Asian-American 25 37 62 82%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 4 3 7 133%
Native American and Alaska Native 43 53 96 22%
Hispanic American 534 531 1,065 8%
Two or more races 163 191 354 30%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 84.21%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 62%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 54%

ACT

Composite Average: 16.3 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 16 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 16.1
Mathematics: 15.1
Reading: 16.6
Science: 17.1

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 80%
Mathematics Proficiency: 42.1%
English Proficiency: 44.6%
Science Proficiency: 61.7%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: <5
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: <10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Blue Mountain High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $12,012.

Total

Per-student Spending: $12,012

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $10,406

Federal

Per-student Spending: $384

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