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grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B
  7. Administration
    grade C
  8. Sports
    grade B+
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Mount Vernon High School is a public school located in Mount Vernon, IL. It has 1,161 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 21% of students are at least proficient in math and 24% in reading.

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11101 N Wells Bypass
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
24%
Percent Proficient - Math
21%
Average Graduation Rate
85%
Average SAT
1110
72 responses
Average ACT
24
82 responses
AP Enrollment
8%

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Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$54,914
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$890
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$99,200
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
0%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 7 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 7 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 29 responses
  • Homecoming
    24%
  • Prom
    17%
  • Spirit week
    17%
  • FFA
    10%
  • Homecoming
    7%
  • Pep rallies
    7%
  • Spirit Week
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,161
Free or Reduced Lunch
56%
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 11 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 11 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 11 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$47,148
Teachers in First/Second Year
2.1%
42%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 12 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 12 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 12 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
94%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 16 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 16 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 16 responses

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