Mt Vernon High School

  • Mt Vernon High School serves 469 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Mt Vernon High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

Mt Vernon High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Mt Vernon High School's student population of 469 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students469 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mt Vernon High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mt Vernon High School is 0.51, 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 (TX)
Overall School Rank#5275 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
23%
52%
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Black
7%
13%
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White
66%
28%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.510.64
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMount Vernon Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mount Vernon Mt Vernon Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 633 students
    0.0 miles
    501 Texas Hwy 37
    Mount Vernon, TX 75457
    (903)537-2266
    0.0 PK-4 633
  • Mount Vernon Mt Vernon Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 523 students
    0.0 miles
    501 Texas Hwy 37
    Mount Vernon, TX 75457
    (903)537-2267
    0.0 5-8 523
  • Saltillo Saltillo School
    Grades: PK-12 | 247 students
    5.5 miles
    150 County Rd 3534
    Saltillo, TX 75478
    (903)537-2386
    5.5 PK-12 247
  • Winfield Winfield Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 168 students
    7.2 miles
    214 N School St
    Winfield, TX 75493
    (903)524-2221
    7.2 PK-8 168
  • Mount Pleasant Mount Pleasant Daep Alternative School
    Grades: 5-12 | 18 students
    13.9 miles
    2110 N Edwards
    Mount Pleasant, TX 75456
    (903)575-2095
    13.9 5-12 18

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