Mount Vernon school information

IndexMount VernonIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores23%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:118:116:1
Total public schools143,93879,235
Total private schools31,43824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,965

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  • The average school test scores in Mount Vernon are 54% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Mount Vernon.
  • 81.3% of people in Mount Vernon have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.6% of people in Mount Vernon have completed high school.
  • 17.2% of people in Mount Vernon have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mount Vernon

IndexMount VernonIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade81.3%85.6%83.8%
Completed high school78.6%84.0%82.4%
Completed some college53.5%60.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree25.9%39.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors17.2%31.9%29.3%
Completed masters7.0%12.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.2%1.3%

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

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Woodlawn, IL61685%73%
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Waltonville, IL42937%25%
Bluford, IL61135%30%
Mount Vernon, IL15,06923%54%

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Mount Vernon, IL15,06923%54%
Source: The Mount Vernon, IL 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.