Mount Vernon school information

IndexMount VernonKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores68%63%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools51,15779,235
Total private schoolsn/a29824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1307,965

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  • The average school test scores in Mount Vernon are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Mount Vernon.
  • 75.0% of people in Mount Vernon have completed 8th grade.
  • 66.5% of people in Mount Vernon have completed high school.
  • 13.3% of people in Mount Vernon have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Mount Vernon

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  • Mt. Vernon Elementary530 Williams StGrades: PK - 05Students: 763 · Ratio: 16:168
  • Rockcastle Academy For Academic AchPo Box 1730Grades: 06 - 12Students: 23 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Rockcastle County Area Technology CenterP.O. Box 275Grades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Rockcastle County High School1545 Hwy 461Grades: 09 - 12Students: 835 · Ratio: 16:150
  • Rockcastle County Middle School945 W Main StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 622 · Ratio: 15:172
  • Roundstone Elementary School6701 N. Wilderness RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 312 · Ratio: 17:183

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Education level achieved in Mount Vernon

IndexMount VernonKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade75.0%80.0%83.8%
Completed high school66.5%76.6%82.4%
Completed some college38.9%49.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree20.1%29.1%37.2%
Completed bachelors13.3%21.8%29.3%
Completed masters7.2%8.9%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.5%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.9%1.3%

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

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Brodhead, KY1,34181%19%
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Mount Vernon, KY2,54568%0%

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Dayton, OR2,54560%12%
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Mount Vernon, KY2,54568%0%
Source: The Mount Vernon, KY 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.