Mount Vernon school information

IndexMount VernonNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores51%64%68%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools184,06079,235
Total private schools91,09224,875
Total post-secondary schools14837,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Mount Vernon are 24% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 18 public schools in Mount Vernon.
  • 83.9% of people in Mount Vernon have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.3% of people in Mount Vernon have completed high school.
  • 27.3% of people in Mount Vernon have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Mount Vernon

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  • Amani Public Charter School261 E Lincoln AveGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Cecil H Parker School461 S 6Th AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 333 · Ratio: 11:148
  • Columbus School At The Franko Building455 N High StGrades: PK - 06Students: 563 · Ratio: 13:163
  • Davis Middle School350 Gramatan AveGrades: 07 - 08Students: 792 · Ratio: 14:125
  • Edward Williams School9 Union LnGrades: PK - 06Students: 493 · Ratio: 17:137
  • Graham School421 E 5Th StGrades: PK - 06Students: 62 · Ratio: 17:143
  • Grimes School58 S 10Th AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 504 · Ratio: 15:141
  • Hamilton School20 Oak StGrades: KG - 06Students: 35 · Ratio: 13:146
  • Holmes School195 N Columbus AveGrades: PK - 06Students: 411 · Ratio: 12:172
  • Lincoln School170 E Lincoln AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 791 · Ratio: 14:168
  • Longfellow Middle School624 S 3Rd AveGrades: 07 - 08Students: 436 · Ratio: 14:132
  • Longfellow School625 S 4Th AveGrades: PK - 06Students: 392 · Ratio: 15:153
  • Mount Vernon High School100 California RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,475 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Nelson Mandela Community Hs At Columbus Bldg250 Gramatan AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 203 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Pennington School20 Fairway AveGrades: PK - 06Students: 342 · Ratio: 13:173
  • Thornton High School121 S 6Th AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 758 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Traphagen School72 Lexington AveGrades: PK - 06Students: 354 · Ratio: 14:167

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Education level achieved in Mount Vernon

IndexMount VernonNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade83.9%83.2%83.8%
Completed high school82.3%81.6%82.4%
Completed some college55.0%58.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree35.1%42.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors27.3%33.7%29.3%
Completed masters11.7%14.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.5%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.4%1.3%

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

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Mount Vernon, NY67,96251%24%

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Mount Vernon, NY67,96251%24%
Source: The Mount Vernon, NY 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.