Mount Vernon School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 16 public schools managed by Mount Vernon School District serving 8,131 students in Mount Vernon, New York.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the New York state average of 56%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the state average of 14:1.

Mount Vernon School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Mount Vernon Benjamin Turner Middle School
    624 S 3rd Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914)665-5150

    Grades: 6-8 | 519 students
  • Mount Vernon Cecil H Parker School
    461 S 6th Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914)665-5040

    Grades: K-6 | 289 students
  • Mount Vernon Columbus School At The Franko Building
    455 N High St
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914)358-2700

    Grades: PK-6 | 551 students
  • Mount Vernon Davis Middle School
    350 Gramatan Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10552
    (914)665-5120

    Grades: 7-8 | 484 students
  • Mount Vernon Edward Williams School
    9 Union Ln
    Mount Vernon, NY 10553
    (914)665-5070

    Grades: PK-6 | 438 students
  • Mount Vernon Graham School
    421 E 5th St
    Mount Vernon, NY 10553
    (914)665-5080

    Grades: PK-8 | 472 students
  • Mount Vernon Grimes School
    58 S 10th Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914)665-5020

    Grades: K-6 | 417 students
  • Mount Vernon Hamilton School
    20 Oak St
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914)335-5050

    Grades: K-6 | 412 students
  • Mount Vernon Holmes School
    195 N Columbus Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10553
    (914)665-5110

    Grades: PK-6 | 420 students
  • Mount Vernon Lincoln School
    170 E Lincoln Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10552
    (914)665-5039

    Grades: K-6 | 684 students
  • Mount Vernon Mount Vernon High School
    100 California Rd
    Mount Vernon, NY 10552
    (914)665-5300

    Grades: 9-12 | 1437 students
  • Mount Vernon Nelson R Mandela/dr Hosea Zollicoffer High School Alternative School
    250 Gramatan Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914)358-2720

    Grades: 9-12 | 191 students
  • Mount Vernon Pennington School
    20 Fairway Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10552
    (914)665-5105

    Grades: PK-8 | 361 students
  • Mount Vernon Rebecca Turner Elemtnary School
    625 S 4th Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914)665-5100

    Grades: PK-5 | 291 students
  • Mount Vernon Thornton High School
    121 S 6th Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    (914)358-2740

    Grades: 9-12 | 762 students
  • Mount Vernon Traphagen School
    72 Lexington Ave
    Mount Vernon, NY 10552
    (914)665-5060

    Grades: PK-6 | 403 students

Overview

School District NameMount Vernon School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students8,131 students
# of Teachers628 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
# of Male Students4,128 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students4,003 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.45
# of American Indian Students13 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students111 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students1,791 students
% Hispanic Students
22%
# of Black Students5,755 students
% Black Students
71%
# of White Students393 students
% White Students
5%
# of Hawaiian Students7 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students61 students
% of Two or more races Students
1%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:281
# of Students in Kindergarten:611
# of Students in 1st Grade:696
# of Students in 2nd Grade:650
# of Students in 3rd Grade:632
# of Students in 4th Grade:648
# of Students in 5th Grade:559
# of Students in 6th Grade:559
# of Students in 7th Grade:480
# of Students in 8th Grade:502
# of Students in 9th Grade:705
# of Students in 10th Grade:627
# of Students in 11th Grade:501
# of Students in 12th Grade:498
# of Ungraded Students:182

District Comparison

  • Mount Vernon School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 771 school districts in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 68% has increased from 62% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
50%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
47%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
68%
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 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $24,593 in this school district is less than the state average of $31,520. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $23,242 is less than the state average of $32,967. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NY)
Total Revenue$209 MM$29 MM
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Spending$197 MM$30 MM
This chart display total spending of Mount Vernon School District and average spending for each school distric in NY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$24,593$31,520
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Mount Vernon School District and average revenue per public school student in NY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$23,242$32,967
This chart display average spending per public school student in Mount Vernon School District and average spending per public school student in NY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Mount Vernon School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.45, which is higher than the New York average of 0.39. The most diverse school in the district is Pennington School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.