Mount Vernon High School

  • Mount Vernon High School serves 1,359 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Mount Vernon High School operates within the Mount Vernon School District.
  • Mount Vernon School District's 61% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1359 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 78 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,359 students
Mount Vernon High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Mount Vernon High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Mount Vernon High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Mount Vernon High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Mount Vernon High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
9%
Mount Vernon High School Asian Students (1992-2015)
Hispanic
16%
25%
Mount Vernon High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
79%
18%
Mount Vernon High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
4%
45%
Mount Vernon High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Mount Vernon High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.35 0.37
Mount Vernon High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
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Mount Vernon High 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.
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Mount Vernon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

  • Mount Vernon School District's student population of 8,498 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 61% has increased from 48% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $26,257 in this district is less than the state average of $31,635. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $25,611 is less than the state average of $30,416. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Mount Vernon School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
2
Number of Students Managed 8,498 935
Mount Vernon School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 61% 87%
Mount Vernon School District Graduation Rate (1998-2015)
District Total Revenue $223 MM $30 MM
Mount Vernon School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $218 MM $28 MM
Mount Vernon School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $26,257 $31,635
Mount Vernon School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $25,611 $30,416
Mount Vernon School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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