Mt Vernon Alternative School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (618)244-8040
  • Mt Vernon Alternative School serves 33 students in grades 6-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Mt Vernon Alternative School operates within the Edwd/gltn/hdin/pop/slne/wbh/wn/wh School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 33 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students33 students
Gender %Mt Vernon Alternative School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Students by GradeMt Vernon Alternative School Student By Grade

School Comparison

District Comparison

  • Edwd/gltn/hdin/pop/slne/wbh/wn/wh School District's student population of 41 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
School District NameEdwd/gltn/hdin/pop/slne/wbh/wn/wh School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed41753
Edwd/gltn/hdin/pop/slne/wbh/wn/wh School District Students Managed (1999-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  9/9/2014
My Name Is Dante Moore. I Am a 19 year Old Senior From Chicago. I Have 18 Credits And I'm looking Foward To Graduating This School Year.
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