Mt. Vernon Elementary School

2161 Potomac Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93307
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Mt. Vernon Elementary School serves 802 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Mt. Vernon Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Mt. Vernon Elementary School's student population of 802 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students802 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Rankings

Mt. Vernon Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mt. Vernon Elementary School is 0.17, 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 (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#8916 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
91%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
4%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBakersfield City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mt. Vernon Elementary School is East Bakersfield High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sierra Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ramon Garza Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bakersfield Ramon Garza Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 922 students
    0.9 miles
    2901 Center St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93306
    (661) 631-5290
    0.9 K-5 922
  • Bakersfield East Bakersfield High School Math: 16% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,346 students
    1.0 miles
    2200 Quincy St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93306
    (661) 871-7221
    1 9-12 2,346
  • Bakersfield Horace Mann Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 851 students
    1.0 miles
    2710 Niles St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93306
    (661) 631-5360
    1 K-5 851
  • Bakersfield Kern High Roc Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.0 miles
    501 S. Mt. Vernon Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93307
    (661) 831-3327
    1 9-12 n/a
  • Bakersfield Williams Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 452 students
    1.0 miles
    1201 Williams St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93305
    (661) 631-5840
    1 K-5 452

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