Mount Vernon High School

8515 Old Mount Vernon Rd,

Alexandria, VA, 22309-2009

Tel: (703)619-3100
Grades: 9-12

1,889 students

Mount Vernon High School serves 1,889 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Mount Vernon High School operates within the Fairfax Co Pblc Schs School District.
Overview
The student population of 1889 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 140 teachers has grown by 37% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,889 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 140 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 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
15:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
6%
Hispanic
35%
12%
Black
29%
25%
White
22%
53%
Unknown
9%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.74
0.64
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 33%
32%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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%
District Comparison
The district's student population of 177,551 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Fairfax Co Pblc Schs School District
Number of Schools
Managed
194
n/a
Number of Students Managed 177,551
n/a
Graduation Rate n/a
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bryant Alternative High School (2.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Whitman Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Riverside Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • Recommended May 16, 2011 - Academic Programs are not the greatest. The staff has an I don't care attitude. The Principal tells students to drop out of school. - Posted by Parent

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