Mt Vernon Alternative School

Mt Vernon Alternative School serves 28 students in grades 12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Mt Vernon Alternative School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Mt Vernon Alternative School's student population of 28 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 12
Total Students28 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Mt Vernon Alternative School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
<50%
32%
Student : Teacher Ratio5:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
28%
17%
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White
64%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.510.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
47%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClintn/Jeffrsn/Marin/Washngtn ROE School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mt Vernon Alternative School is Safe School Program (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Bethel Grade School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mount Vernon Safe School Program Alternative School
    Grades: 10-11 | 18 students
    0.0 miles
    2300 Benton Rd
    Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    (618) 316-7071
    0 10-11 18
  • Mount Vernon Bethel Grade School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 188 students
    0.9 miles
    1201 Bethel Rd
    Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    (618) 244-8095
    0.9 PK-8 188
  • Mount Vernon Mount Vernon High School Math: 14% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,151 student
    1.6 miles
    11101 N Wells Bypass
    Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    (618) 246-1750
    1.6 9-12 1,151
  • Mount Vernon Zadok Casey Middle School Math: 12% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 399 students
    1.7 miles
    1829 Broadway St
    Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    (618) 244-8060
    1.7 6-8 399
  • Mount Vernon Dr Andy Hall Early Education Center
    Grades: PK | 331 students
    1.9 miles
    301 S 17th St
    Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    (618) 244-8087
    1.9 PK 331

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