Mount Vernon High School

300 Yellow Jacket Drive
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Mount Vernon High School serves 1,039 students in grades 9-12.
Mount Vernon High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 50%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 57%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 33% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,039 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Btm 50% in OH)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mount Vernon High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Mount Vernon High School's student population of 1,039 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,039 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

Mount Vernon High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,137 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Mount Vernon High School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (OH)
Overall Testing Rank
#1434 out of 3137 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
90%
67%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Graduation Rate
89%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mount Vernon High School's ranking?
Mount Vernon High School is ranked #1434 out of 3,137 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Ohio.
What schools are Mount Vernon High School often compared to?
Mount Vernon High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Fredericktown High School, Centerburg High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
37% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 50% OH state average), while 70% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 57% OH state average).
What is the graduation rate of Mount Vernon High School?
The graduation rate of Mount Vernon High School is 89%, which is higher than the Ohio state average of 84%.
How many students attend Mount Vernon High School?
1,039 students attend Mount Vernon High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Mount Vernon High School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mount Vernon High School?
Mount Vernon High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Ohio state average of 17:1.
What grades does Mount Vernon High School offer ?
Mount Vernon High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Mount Vernon High School part of?
Mount Vernon High School is part of Mount Vernon City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,039 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

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