Mount Vernon School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 16 public schools in Mount Vernon School District, serving 8,068 students. Mount Vernon School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New York.
Public schools in Mount Vernon School District 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). This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
The top ranked public schools in Mount Vernon School District 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.

Overview

School District NameMount Vernon School District
School District Websitehttp://www.mtvernoncsd.org
School District Phone Number(914) 665-5000
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NY)
# of Schools16 Schools4,797 Schools
# of Students8,068 Students2,697,340 Students
# of Teachers579 Teachers204,832 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1

District Comparison

Mount Vernon School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 786 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 69% has increased from 68% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#726 out of 787 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Mount Vernon   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mount Vernon   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mount Vernon   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
69%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Mount Vernon   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.460.71
# of American Indian Students10 Students18,915 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students111 Students250,784 Students
% Asian Students
1%
9%
# of Hispanic Students1,858 Students726,968 Students
% Hispanic Students
23%
27%
# of Black Students5,631 Students462,099 Students
% Black Students
70%
17%
# of White Students387 Students1,167,330 Students
% White Students
5%
43%
# of Hawaiian Students8 Students6,859 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students63 Students64,385 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:28051,929
# of Students in Kindergarten:575192,603
# of Students in 1st Grade:646196,765
# of Students in 2nd Grade:676197,986
# of Students in 3rd Grade:645200,330
# of Students in 4th Grade:633201,696
# of Students in 5th Grade:577202,891
# of Students in 6th Grade:554199,155
# of Students in 7th Grade:527197,065
# of Students in 8th Grade:486198,053
# of Students in 9th Grade:625218,199
# of Students in 10th Grade:650211,573
# of Students in 11th Grade:573194,547
# of Students in 12th Grade:487193,423
# of Ungraded Students:13441,125

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $31,913 in this school district is less than the state median of $36,800. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $37,430 is higher than the state median of $35,944. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (NY)
Total Revenue$258 MM$34 MM
This chart display total revenue of Mount Vernon   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$302 MM$33 MM
This chart display total spending of Mount Vernon   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$31,913$36,800
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Mount Vernon   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$37,430$35,944
This chart display average spending per public school student in Mount Vernon   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Mount Vernon School District 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
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