Traphagen School

72 Lexington Ave

Mount Vernon, NY 10552-2410

Grades: PK-6

335 students

Traphagen School serves 335 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Traphagen School operates within the Mount Vernon School District.

Overview

The student population of 335 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 335 students
Traphagen School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Traphagen School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Traphagen School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 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
Traphagen School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
8%
Traphagen School Asian Students (1990-2013)
Hispanic
9%
24%
Traphagen School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
84%
19%
Traphagen School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
5%
47%
Traphagen School White Students (1989-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Traphagen 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.
0.29 0.36
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.
50%
41%
Traphagen School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2013)
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.
11%
7%
Traphagen School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,805 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $22,473 is higher than the state average of $21,692. The district revenue/student has grown by 41% over four years.
The district spending/student of $20,882 is less than the state average of $21,514. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Mount Vernon School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
3
Number of Students Managed 8,805 1,015
Mount Vernon   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $208 MM $29 MM
Mount Vernon   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $194 MM $29 MM
Mount Vernon   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $22,473 $21,692
Mount Vernon   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $20,882 $21,514
Mount Vernon   School District 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 Grades Students
  • Mount VernonHolmes School
    195 North Columbus Ave
    Mount VernonNY 10553
    (914)665-5110
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 392 students                      
  • Mount VernonAmani Public Charter School
    Charter School
    261 East Lincoln Averm 7a
    Mount VernonNY 10552
    (914)668-6450
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | Gr. 5-6 | 157 students                      
  • Mount VernonMount Vernon High School
    100 California Rd
    Mount VernonNY 10552
    (914)665-5300
    0.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1315 students                      
  • Mount Vernon Pennington School
    20 Fairway Ave
    Mount VernonNY 10552
    (914)665-5105
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 319 students                      
  • Mount VernonLincoln School
    170 East Lincoln Ave
    Mount VernonNY 10552
    (914)665-5039
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 734 students                      

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