Mt. Vernon Elementary School

  • Mt. Vernon Elementary School serves 558 students in grades KG-7.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Mt. Vernon Elementary School operates within the Lemon Grove School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 558 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-7
Total Students 558 students
Mt. Vernon Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Mt. Vernon Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Mt. Vernon Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Mt. Vernon Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1 24:1
Mt. Vernon Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Mt. Vernon Elementary School American Indian Students (1997-2011)
Asian
5%
11%
Mt. Vernon Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
66%
54%
Mt. Vernon Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
15%
6%
Mt. Vernon Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
6%
24%
Mt. Vernon Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Mt. Vernon Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Mt. Vernon Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Mt. Vernon Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.54 0.41
Mt. Vernon Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
58%
50%
Mt. Vernon Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
16%
9%
Mt. Vernon Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Lemon Grove School District's student population of 3,922 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,321 in this district is less than the state average of $12,988. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,048 is less than the state average of $12,986. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Lemon Grove School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 3,922 1,597
Lemon Grove School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $41 MM $21 MM
Lemon Grove School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $44 MM $21 MM
Lemon Grove School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,321 $12,988
Lemon Grove School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,048 $12,986
Lemon Grove School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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