700 Harriett St
Mount Vernon, IN 47620
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Mount Vernon High School serves 637 students in grades 9-12.
Mount Vernon High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Mount Vernon High School's student population of 637 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
637 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Mount Vernon High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,757 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mount Vernon High School is 0.17, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#325 out of 1757 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
91%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 637 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in IN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.17 (Btm 50%)

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