Mt Vernon Alternative School

Tel: (618)244-8040
Grades 6-12
42 students
Mt Vernon Alternative School serves 42 students in grades 6 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Mt Vernon Alternative School operates within the Hamilton/jefferson Roe School District.

School Overview

The student population of 42 students has grown by 35% over five years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 100% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 42 students
Mt Vernon Alternative School Total Students (1999-2014)
Gender % Mt Vernon Alternative School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Mt Vernon Alternative School Total Teachers (1999-2014)
Students by Grade Mt Vernon Alternative School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1 18:1
Mt Vernon Alternative School Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2014)
Hispanic
2%
25%
Mt Vernon Alternative School Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
41%
17%
Mt Vernon Alternative School Black Students (1999-2014)
White
53%
50%
Mt Vernon Alternative School White Students (1999-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Mt Vernon Alternative School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Mt Vernon Alternative School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL 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.
0.55 0.31
Mt Vernon Alternative School Diversity Score (1999-2014)
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.
69%
47%
Mt Vernon Alternative School Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2014)
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.
n/a
3%

District Comparison

School District Name Hamilton/jefferson Roe School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed n/a 938
Hamilton/jefferson Roe School District Students Managed (1999-2008)
District Total Revenue n/a $11 MM
District Spending n/a $11 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $11,118
District Spending / Student n/a $11,218
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Mount Vernon High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Zadok Casey Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oakland Education Center (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mount VernonZadok Casey Middle School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 450 students1829 Broadway St
    Mount VernonIL 62864
    (618)244-8060
    0.16-8450
  • Mount VernonMount Vernon High School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1236 students320 South 7th St
    Mount VernonIL 62864
    (618)246-5914
    0.69-121236
  • Mount VernonOakland Education Center
    Special Education School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 4-12 | 9 students1722 Oakland Ave
    Mount VernonIL 62864
    (618)244-5720
    0.64-129
  • Mount VernonDr Andy Hall Early Education Center
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK | 320 students301 South 17th St
    Mount VernonIL 62864
    (618)244-8085
    0.8PK320
  • Mount VernonMt Vernon District 80 Primary Center
    0.9 miles | Grades: KG-3 | 680 students401 North 30th St
    Mount VernonIL 62864
    (618)244-8068
    0.9KG-3680

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