Mount Vernon school information

IndexMount VernonIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores74%82%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:118:116:1
Total public schools143,93879,235
Total private schools31,43824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Mount Vernon are 9% higher 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.

Best Schools in Mount Vernon

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  • Benjamin Franklin Early Educ Ctr500 Harrison StGrades: PK - PKStudents: 312 · Ratio: 23:1n/a
  • Bethel Grade School1201 Bethel RdGrades: PK - 08Students: 164 · Ratio: 15:170
  • Dodds Elem School14975 E Bakerville RdGrades: KG - 08Students: 127 · Ratio: 10:180
  • J L Buford Intermediate Ed Ctr623 S 34Th StGrades: 04 - 05Students: 298 · Ratio: 20:170
  • Mcclellan Elementary School9475 N Il Highway 148Grades: KG - 08Students: 57 · Ratio: 12:163
  • Mount Vernon High School320 S 7Th StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,285 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Mt Vernon Alternative School1714 Broadway StGrades: 08 - 12Students: 49 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Mt Vernon Area Voc Center320 S 7Th StGrades: 11 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Mt Vernon Dist 80 Primary Center401 N 30Th StGrades: KG - 03Students: 659 · Ratio: 17:179
  • Oakland Education Center1722 Oakland AveGrades: 06 - 12Students: 8 · Ratio: 8:1n/a
  • Summersville Grade School1118 Fairfield RdGrades: PK - 08Students: 28 · Ratio: 15:192
  • Zadok Casey Middle School1829 Broadway StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 449 · Ratio: 13:166

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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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Ashley, IL50586%27%
Dahlgren, IL38986%26%
Mount Vernon, IL15,06974%9%

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Mount Vernon, IL15,06974%9%
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.