Mount Hermon Preschool Center

Tel: (757)393-8825
Grades: PK
217 students
Mount Hermon Preschool Center serves 217 students in grades PK.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Mount Hermon Preschool Center operates within the Portsmouth City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 217 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades: PK
Total Students 217 students
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Hispanic
1%
13%
Black
79%
23%
White
20%
52%
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.34 0.42
Mount Hermon Preschool Center Diversity Score (2008-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
70%
33%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%

District Comparison

Portsmouth City School District's student population of 14,970 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,879 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,197 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Portsmouth City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
4
Number of Students Managed 14,970 3,815
Portsmouth City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $182 MM $42 MM
Portsmouth City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $171 MM $42 MM
Portsmouth City School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $11,879 $10,576
Portsmouth City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $11,197 $10,658
Portsmouth City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is I.c. Norcom High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cradock Middle School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John Tyler Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PortsmouthJohn Tyler Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 732 students
    0.6 miles
    3649 Hartford St
    PortsmouthVA 23707
    (757)393-8879
    0.6KG-6732
  • PortsmouthNew Directions CenterAlternative School

    0.7 miles
    401 West Rd
    PortsmouthVA 23707
    (757)393-8728
    0.7n/an/a
  • PortsmouthPortsmouth Re-edSpecial Education School

    0.7 miles
    2801 Turnpike Rd
    PortsmouthVA 23707
    (757)399-4306
    0.7n/an/a
  • PortsmouthWesthaven Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 521 students
    0.7 miles
    3701 Clifford St
    PortsmouthVA 23707
    (757)393-8855
    0.7KG-6521
  • PortsmouthI.c. Norcom High SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1157 students
    0.9 miles
    1801 London Blvd
    PortsmouthVA 23704
    (757)393-5442
    0.99-121157

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