Lincoln School

170 E Lincoln Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10552
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 505 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Lincoln School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 505 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • : Top 50% in NY
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Lincoln School's student population of 505 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
505 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Lincoln School ranks within the top 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Lincoln School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#2140 out of 4377 schools
(Top 50%)
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32%
46%
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59%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
43%
29%
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Black
43%
16%
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White
11%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
11%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lincoln School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lincoln School's ranking?
Lincoln School is ranked #2140 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Lincoln School often compared to?
Lincoln Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Pennington School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
32% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Lincoln School?
505 students attend Lincoln School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
43% of Lincoln School students are Black, 43% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lincoln School?
Lincoln School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Lincoln School offer ?
Lincoln School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Lincoln School part of?
Lincoln School is part of Mount Vernon School District.
In what neighborhood is Lincoln School located?
Lincoln School is located in the North Side neighborhood of Mount Vernon, NY. There are 7 other public schools located in North Side.

School Reviews

4   12/8/2017
I think this school is great , although we don't have as much extracurricular activities as we used to Lincoln is still the best school in the Mount Vernon city school district
- Posted by Student/Alumni - sienna

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 505 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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