Mount Vernon school information

IndexMount VernonIowaNational
Average Test Scores86%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools31,10379,235
Total private schoolsn/a20924,875
Total post-secondary schools1967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Mount Vernon are 26% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Mount Vernon.
  • 94.8% of people in Mount Vernon have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.2% of people in Mount Vernon have completed high school.
  • 59.5% of people in Mount Vernon have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Mount Vernon High School731 Palisades Rd SwGrades: 09 - 12Students: 395 · Ratio: 15:191
  • Mount Vernon Middle School525 Palisades Road SwGrades: 05 - 08Students: 384 · Ratio: 17:182
  • Washington Elementary School615 5Th Ave SwGrades: PK - 04Students: 525 · Ratio: 18:186

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Education level achieved in Mount Vernon

IndexMount VernonIowaNational
Completed 8th grade94.8%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school94.2%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college83.1%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree68.0%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors59.5%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters27.0%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree11.0%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate8.0%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Mount Vernon (high school & post-secondary)

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Marion, IA35,80983%22%
Olin, IA66883%22%
Mount Vernon, IA4,53286%26%

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Mount Vernon, IA4,53286%26%
Source: The Mount Vernon, IA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.