Blue Ridge High School (Pennsylvania)

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Blue Ridge High School is a small, rural public high school located in New Milford, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.wikipedia
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New Milford, Pennsylvania

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Blue Ridge High School is a small, rural public high school located in New Milford, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.
Children living in New Milford are served by the schools in the Blue Ridge School District, including Blue Ridge High School.

Blue Ridge School District

It is the sole high school operated by Blue Ridge School District.
Blue Ridge School District operates three schools: Blue Ridge High School, Blue Ridge Middle School and Blue Ridge Elementary School.

Poverty in the United States

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In 2015, enrollment was reported as 315 pupils in 9th through 12th grades, with 45.4% of pupils eligible for a free lunch due to the family meeting the federal poverty level.

Special education

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Additionally, 11.75% of pupils received special education services, while 11.75% of pupils were identified as gifted.

Intellectual giftedness

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Additionally, 11.75% of pupils received special education services, while 11.75% of pupils were identified as gifted.

Pennsylvania Department of Education

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Per the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 100% of the teachers were rated "Highly Qualified" under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. According to a Pennsylvania Department of Education study released in January 2009, 17% of Blue Ridge High School graduates required remediation in mathematics and or reading before they were prepared to take college level courses in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education or community colleges.

Elementary and Secondary Education Act

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Blue Ridge High School was not a federally designated Title I school.

National Center for Education Statistics

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According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in 2010, Blue Ridge High School reported an enrollment of 377 pupils in grades 9th through 12th, with 166 pupils eligible for a federal free or reduced price lunch due to family poverty.

Algebra

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Reflects on grade level reading, algebra and science achievement. By Pennsylvania State School Board regulations, beginning with the class of 2019, public school students must demonstrate successful completion of secondary level course work in Algebra I, Biology, and English Literature by passing the respective Keystone Exams for each course.

Adequate Yearly Progress

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From 2010 through 2012, Blue Ridge High School achieved Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) statususing safe harbor provisions.

Pennsylvania System of School Assessment

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Pennsylvania System of School Assessments, commonly called PSSAs are No Child Left Behind Act related examinations which were administered from 2003 through 2012, in all Pennsylvania public high schools.

No Child Left Behind Act

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Per the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 100% of the teachers were rated "Highly Qualified" under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. Pennsylvania System of School Assessments, commonly called PSSAs are No Child Left Behind Act related examinations which were administered from 2003 through 2012, in all Pennsylvania public high schools.

Geometry

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The mathematics exam included: algebra I, algebra II, geometry and trigonometry.

Trigonometry

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The mathematics exam included: algebra I, algebra II, geometry and trigonometry.

Wilkes University

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Wilkes University provided the science enrichment experiences to schools in the region.

Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education

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According to a Pennsylvania Department of Education study released in January 2009, 17% of Blue Ridge High School graduates required remediation in mathematics and or reading before they were prepared to take college level courses in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education or community colleges.

Dual enrollment

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Blue Ridge High School offers the Pennsylvania Dual Enrollment program.

SAT

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In 2014, 41 Blue RIdge School District students took the SAT exams.

Advanced Placement

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In 2015, Blue Ridge High School offered 5 Advanced Placement (AP) courses at a higher cost than regular courses.

College Board

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Students have the option of taking College Board approved courses and then taking the College Board's examination in the Spring.

Biology

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By Pennsylvania State School Board regulations, beginning with the class of 2019, public school students must demonstrate successful completion of secondary level course work in Algebra I, Biology, and English Literature by passing the respective Keystone Exams for each course.

Blended learning

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Blue Ridge High School did not participate in the following state grants: Project 720 HIgh School improvement grants; Education Assistance Grants; 2012 Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy grant; 2013 Safe Schools and Resource Officer grants; nor the 2012 and 2013 Pennsylvania Hybrid Learning Grants.

Montrose Area School District

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Among the public school districts in Susquehanna County, the highest award was given to Montrose Area School District which received $337,927.

School District of Philadelphia

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The highest funding statewide was awarded to Philadelphia City School District in Philadelphia County - $9,409,073.

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

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The highest funding statewide was awarded to Philadelphia City School District in Philadelphia County - $9,409,073.