Mt Vernon Alternative School

1714 Broadway St

Mount Vernon, IL 62864-2930

Tel: (618)244-8040
Grades: 6-12

49 students

Mt Vernon Alternative School serves 49 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% 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.

Overview

The student population of 49 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 49 students
Mt Vernon Alternative School Total Students (1999-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Students by Grade Mt Vernon Alternative School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Mt Vernon Alternative School Student : Teacher Ratio (1999-2013)
Hispanic
2%
23%
Black
28%
19%
White
67%
50%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.48 0.30
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.
36%
23%
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.
40% 26%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 55 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Hamilton/jefferson Roe School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 55 949
Hamilton/jefferson Roe School District Number of Students Managed (1999-2008)
District Total Revenue n/a $10 MM
District Spending n/a $10 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $10,546
District Spending / Student n/a $10,416
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Oakland Education Center (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 Students Grades
  • Mount VernonZadok Casey Middle School
    1829 Broadway St
    Mount VernonIL 62864
    (618)244-8060
    0.1 mi | 456 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Mount VernonOakland Education Center
    Special Education School
    1722 Oakland Ave
    Mount VernonIL 62864
    (618)244-5720
    Special Education School

    0.6 mi | 7 students | Gr. 2-12                      
  • Mount VernonMt Vernon Area Vocational Center
    Vocational School
    320 South 7th St
    Mount VernonIL 62864
    (618)246-5602
    Vocational School

    0.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. 11-12                      
  • Mount VernonMount Vernon High School
    320 South 7th St
    Mount VernonIL 62864
    (618)246-5914
    0.6 mi | 1262 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Mount VernonBenjamin Franklin Early Education Center
    500 Harrison St
    Mount VernonIL 62864
    (618)244-8087
    0.8 mi | 327 students | Gr. PK                      

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  • Recommended September 09, 2014 - My Name Is Dante Moore. I Am a 19 year Old Senior From Chicago. I Have 18 Credits And I'm looking Foward To Graduating This School Year. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Did You Know?
Mount Vernon, IL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.21, which is lower than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school in Mount Vernon is Pennington School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.