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For the 2021 school year, there are 17 public schools in Mount Vernon, NY, serving 8,423 students. Mount Vernon has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New York.
Mount Vernon, NY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the New York public school average of 54%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Mount Vernon have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New York public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Mount Vernon, NY are Nellie Thornton School Of Performing Arts, Mount Vernon High School and Nelson R Mandela/dr Hosea Zollicoffer High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the New York public school average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is more than the New York public school average of 13:1.

Top Mount Vernon, NY Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Nellie Thornton School Of Performing Arts Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    121 S 6th Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914) 358-2740

    Grades: 9-12 | 749 students
  • Mount Vernon High School Magnet School
    Math: 72% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    100 California Rd
    Mount Vernon, NY 10552
    (914) 665-5300

    Grades: 8-12 | 1,451 student
  • Nelson R Mandela/dr Hosea Zollicoffer High School Alternative School
    Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    350 Gramatan Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914) 358-2720

    Grades: 9-12 | 139 students
  • Rebecca Turner Elemtnary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    625 S 4th Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914) 665-5100

    Grades: PK-5 | 291 students
  • Lincoln School Math: 50% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    170 E Lincoln Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10552
    (914) 665-5039

    Grades: K-6 | 646 students
  • Hamilton School Math: 49% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    20 Oak St
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914) 335-5050

    Grades: K-6 | 417 students
  • Traphagen School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    72 Lexington Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10552
    (914) 665-5060

    Grades: PK-6 | 417 students
  • Holmes School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    195 N Columbus Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10553
    (914) 665-5110

    Grades: PK-6 | 394 students
  • Pennington School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    20 Fairway Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10552
    (914) 665-5105

    Grades: PK-8 | 366 students
  • Cecil H Parker School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    461 S 6th Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914) 665-5040

    Grades: PK-6 | 315 students
  • Columbus School At The Franko Building Math: 27% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    455 N High St
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914) 358-2700

    Grades: PK-6 | 521 students
  • Grimes School Math: 26% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    58 S 10th Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914) 665-5020

    Grades: K-6 | 387 students
  • Graham School Math: 20% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    421 E 5th St
    Mount Vernon, NY 10553
    (914) 665-2800

    Grades: PK-8 | 482 students
  • Benjamin Turner Middle School Math: 14% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    624 S 3rd Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914) 665-5150

    Grades: 6-9 | 583 students
  • Ab Davis Steam High School Math: 15% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    350 Gramatan Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10552
    (914) 665-5120

    Grades: 7-9 | 474 students
  • Edward Williams School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9 Union Ln
    Mount Vernon, NY 10553
    (914) 665-5070

    Grades: PK-6 | 436 students
  • Amani Public Charter School Charter School
    60 S 3rd Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914) 668-2553

    Grades: 5-8 | 355 students
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