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%
All Ethnic Groups Mount Hermon Preschool Center All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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
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

The district's student population of 14,970 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,879 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,197 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 12% 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 (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $182 MM $42 MM
Portsmouth City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $171 MM $42 MM
Portsmouth City School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,879 $10,576
Portsmouth City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,197 $10,658
Portsmouth City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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
    0.6 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 732 students3649 Hartford St
    PortsmouthVA 23707
    (757)393-8879
    0.6KG-6732
  • PortsmouthNew Directions Center
    Alternative School
    0.7 miles401 West Rd
    PortsmouthVA 23707
    (757)393-8728
    0.7n/a
  • PortsmouthPortsmouth Re-ed
    Special Education School
    0.7 miles2801 Turnpike Rd
    PortsmouthVA 23707
    (757)399-4306
    0.7n/a
  • PortsmouthWesthaven Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 521 students3701 Clifford St
    PortsmouthVA 23707
    (757)393-8855
    0.7KG-6521
  • PortsmouthI.c. Norcom High School
    Magnet School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1157 students1801 London Blvd
    PortsmouthVA 23704
    (757)393-5442
    0.99-121157

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