Mount Vernon school information

IndexMount VernonSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores69%73%68%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a34079,235
Total private schoolsn/a7624,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,965

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  • The average school test scores in Mount Vernon are 1% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Mount Vernon.
  • 90.4% of people in Mount Vernon have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.0% of people in Mount Vernon have completed high school.
  • 18.0% of people in Mount Vernon have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Mount Vernon Elementary - 02Box 46Grades: PK - 05Students: 9 · Ratio: 10:180
  • Mount Vernon High School- 01Box 46Grades: 09 - 12Students: 92 · Ratio: 13:152
  • Mount Vernon Middle School - 03Box 46Grades: 06 - 08Students: 62 · Ratio: 13:175

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Education level achieved in Mount Vernon

IndexMount VernonSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade90.4%89.0%83.8%
Completed high school87.0%86.3%82.4%
Completed some college61.2%59.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree34.8%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors18.0%26.7%29.3%
Completed masters2.2%8.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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Stickney, SD23890%32%
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Mount Vernon, SD55869%1%

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Mount Vernon, SD55869%1%
Source: The Mount Vernon, SD 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.