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Mount Vernon High School
  • Public
  • MOUNT VERNON, NY

Report Card

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

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Mount Vernon High School is a public school located in MOUNT VERNON, NY. It has 1,410 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 77% of students are at least proficient in math and 86% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
86%
Percent Proficient - Math
77%
Average Graduation Rate
65%
Average SAT
1030
178 responses
Average ACT
21
44 responses
AP Enrollment
11%

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Living in the Area

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
Median Household Income
$59,907
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,363
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$362,200
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
70%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 10 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 10 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 21 responses
  • Basketball Games and Fund Raising
    38%
  • Peprally
    14%
  • Prom
    14%
  • Talent shows
    14%
  • The after school programs
    14%
  • Homecoming
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,410
Free or Reduced Lunch
72%
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 14 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 14 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 14 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$125,057
Teachers in First/Second Year
17.6%
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 17 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 17 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 17 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$36,427 / year
National
$12,239
59%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 22 responses
32%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 22 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 22 responses

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