Mt Vernon J High School

  • Mt Vernon J High School serves 238 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 86% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Mt Vernon J High School's student population of 238 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students238 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mt Vernon J High School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mt Vernon J High School is 0.47, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#1166 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
24%
52%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
69%
28%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mt Vernon J High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.470.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMount Vernon Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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