Traphagen School

Traphagen School serves 327 students in grades PK - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Traphagen School operates within the Mount Vernon School District.

School Overview

The student population of 327 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 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 327 students
Traphagen School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Traphagen School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Traphagen School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Traphagen School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is equal to 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 13:1 14:1
Traphagen School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
9%
Traphagen School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
13%
25%
Traphagen School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
79%
18%
Traphagen School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
6%
46%
Traphagen School White Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.36 0.36
Traphagen School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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%
42%
Traphagen School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
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.
9%
5%
Traphagen School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Mount Vernon School District's student population of 8,456 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $23,455 in this district is less than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $22,166 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Mount Vernon School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
2
Number of Students Managed 8,456 926
Mount Vernon   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $209 MM $29 MM
Mount Vernon   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $197 MM $30 MM
Mount Vernon   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $23,455 $23,859
Mount Vernon   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $22,166 $24,841
Mount Vernon   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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  • Mount VernonHolmes School
    Grades: PK-6 | 388 students
    0.3 miles
    195 North Columbus Ave
    Mount VernonNY 10553
    (914)665-5110
    0.3PK-6388
  • Mount VernonAmani Public Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 5-7 | 250 students
    0.4 miles
    261 East Lincoln Averm 7a
    Mount VernonNY 10552
    (914)668-6450
    0.45-7250
  • Mount VernonMount Vernon High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1394 students
    0.5 miles
    100 California Rd
    Mount VernonNY 10552
    (914)665-5300
    0.59-121394
  • Mount VernonLincoln School
    Grades: KG-6 | 745 students
    0.6 miles
    170 East Lincoln Ave
    Mount VernonNY 10552
    (914)665-5039
    0.6KG-6745
  • Mount Vernon Pennington School
    Grades: PK-6 | 357 students
    0.6 miles
    20 Fairway Ave
    Mount VernonNY 10552
    (914)665-5105
    0.6PK-6357

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