Mt Vernon High School
Mt Vernon High School serves 1,372 students in grades 9-12.
Mt Vernon High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is equal to the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 34% (majority Black).
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 1,372 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
- Minority Enrollment: 21%
- Graduation Rate: 97% (Top 5% in IN)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30%
- Math Proficiency: 45% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 68% (Top 10%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education
Mt Vernon High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Mt Vernon High School's student population of 1,372 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Mt Vernon High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,757 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mt Vernon High School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#480 out of 1757 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education
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