Traphagen School

72 Lexington Ave

Mount Vernon, NY 10552-2410

Tel: (914)665-5060
Grades: PK-6

295 students

Traphagen School serves 295 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
Traphagen School operates within the Mount Vernon School District.

Overview

The student population of 295 students has declined by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 295 students
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Traphagen School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Traphagen School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Traphagen School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
3%
8%
Hispanic
9%
23%
Black
81%
19%
White
5%
48%
All Ethnic Groups Traphagen School Sch Ethnicity Traphagen School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.35
Traphagen School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
60%
42%
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.
10%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,676 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
School District Name Mount Vernon School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
3
Number of Students Managed 8,676 1,324
Mount Vernon   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $208 MM $29 MM
Mount Vernon   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $194 MM $29 MM
Mount Vernon   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $22,473 $21,692
Mount Vernon   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $20,882 $21,514
Mount Vernon   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Mount Vernon High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Amani Public Charter School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holmes School (0.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Mount VernonHolmes School
    195 North Columbus Ave
    Mount VernonNY 10553
    (914)665-5110
    0.3 mi | 360 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Mt VernonAmani Public Charter School
    Charter School
    261 East Lincoln Ave
    Mt VernonNY 10552
    (914)668-6450
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | 82 students | Gr. 5                      
  • Mount VernonMount Vernon High School
    100 California Rd
    Mount VernonNY 10552
    (914)665-5300
    0.5 mi | 1406 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Mount VernonHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Pennington School
    20 Fairway Ave
    Mount VernonNY 10552
    (914)665-5105
    0.6 mi | 293 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Mount VernonLincoln School
    170 East Lincoln Ave
    Mount VernonNY 10552
    (914)665-5039
    0.6 mi | 773 students | Gr. KG-6                      

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Did You Know?
Mount Vernon, NY 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 New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school in Mount Vernon is Pennington School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.