Mount Vernon High School

314 N 9th St
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Mount Vernon High School serves 1,991 students in grades 9-12.
Mount Vernon High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Mount Vernon High School's student population of 1,991 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 104 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,991 students
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Total Classroom Teachers104 teachers
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School Comparison

Mount Vernon High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mount Vernon High School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1404 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
3%
8%
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Hispanic
51%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
41%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
3%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.580.64
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Graduation Rate
84%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMount Vernon School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Mount Vernon High School is Skagit County Detention Center (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Madison Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mount Vernon Madison Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 531 students
    0.4 miles
    907 E Fir St
    Mount Vernon, WA 98273
    (360) 428-6131
    0.4 K-5 531
  • Mount Vernon Lincoln Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 354 students
    0.5 miles
    1005 S 11th St
    Mount Vernon, WA 98274
    (360) 428-6135
    0.5 K-5 354
  • Mount Vernon Skagit County Detention Center
    Grades: 8-12 | 9 students
    0.5 miles
    605 3rd St
    Mount Vernon, WA 98273
    (360) 336-9360
    0.5 8-12 9
  • Mount Vernon Mount Vernon Special Ed Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 144 students
    0.6 miles
    920 S 2nd St
    Mount Vernon, WA 98273
    (360) 428-6141
    0.6 PK-12 144
  • Mount Vernon La Venture Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 647 students
    0.9 miles
    1200 Laventure Rd
    Mount Vernon, WA 98273
    (360) 428-6116
    0.9 6-8 647

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