Mount Vernon High School

Mount Vernon High School serves 1,394 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Mount Vernon High School operates within the Mount Vernon School District.
The school district's 61% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 1394 students has declined by 27% over five years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,394 students
Mount Vernon High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Mount Vernon High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 83 teachers
Mount Vernon High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Mount Vernon High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Mount Vernon High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
17%
25%
Mount Vernon High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
80%
18%
Mount Vernon High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
3%
46%
Mount Vernon High School White Students (1989-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Mount Vernon High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY 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.
0.33 0.36
Mount Vernon High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
49%
42%
Mount Vernon High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
7%
5%
Mount Vernon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,363 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 61% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $23,455 is less than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has grown by 36% over four years.
The district spending/student of $22,166 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name Mount Vernon School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
2
Number of Students Managed 8,363 926
Mount Vernon   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 61% 87%
Mount Vernon   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2010)
District Total Revenue $209 MM $29 MM
Mount Vernon   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $197 MM $30 MM
Mount Vernon   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $23,455 $23,859
Mount Vernon   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $22,166 $24,841
Mount Vernon   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Bronxville High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Amani Public Charter School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Traphagen School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mount Vernon Traphagen School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 327 students72 Lexington Ave
    Mount VernonNY 10552
    (914)665-5060
    0.5PK-6327
  • Mount Vernon Pennington School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 357 students20 Fairway Ave
    Mount VernonNY 10552
    (914)665-5105
    0.6PK-6357
  • Mount VernonAmani Public Charter School
    Charter School
    0.8 miles | Grades: 5-7 | 250 students261 East Lincoln Averm 7a
    Mount VernonNY 10552
    (914)668-6450
    0.85-7250
  • Mount VernonHolmes School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 388 students195 North Columbus Ave
    Mount VernonNY 10553
    (914)665-5110
    0.8PK-6388
  • PelhamHutchinson School
    0.8 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 350 students301 3rd Ave
    PelhamNY 10803
    (914)738-3640
    0.8KG-5350

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