Mount Vernon High School

100 California Rd

Mount Vernon, NY 10552-1499

Grades: 9-12

1,315 students

Mount Vernon High School serves 1,315 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Mount Vernon High School operates within the Mount Vernon School District.
The school district's 60% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 1315 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,315 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 96 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 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 14:1 13:1
Asian
1%
8%
Hispanic
16%
24%
Black
80%
19%
White
3%
47%
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.
0.34 0.36
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.
46%
41%
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.
4%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,805 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 60% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Mount Vernon School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
3
Number of Students Managed 8,805 1,015
Graduation Rate 60% 86%
District Total Revenue $208 MM $29 MM
District Spending $194 MM $29 MM
District Revenue / Student $22,473 $21,692
District Spending / Student $20,882 $21,514
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • Mount Vernon Traphagen School
    72 Lexington Ave
    Mount VernonNY 10552
    (914)665-5060
    0.5 mi | 335 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Mount Vernon Pennington School
    20 Fairway Ave
    Mount VernonNY 10552
    (914)665-5105
    0.6 mi | 319 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Mount VernonHolmes School
    195 North Columbus Ave
    Mount VernonNY 10553
    (914)665-5110
    0.8 mi | 392 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Mount VernonAmani Public Charter School
    Charter School
    261 East Lincoln Averm 7a
    Mount VernonNY 10552
    (914)668-6450
    Charter School

    0.8 mi | 157 students | Gr. 5-6                      
  • PelhamHutchinson School
    301 3rd Ave
    PelhamNY 10803
    (914)738-3640
    0.8 mi | 352 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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