Mount Vernon school information

IndexMount VernonTexasNational
Average Test Scores79%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools47,41879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The Mount Vernon, TX educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Mount Vernon public schools have average test scores of 79% which is 10% higher than than the Texas average and 61% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mount Vernon public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.3% have completed high school, 18.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mount Vernon are 61% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Mount Vernon.
  • 82.0% of people in Mount Vernon have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.3% of people in Mount Vernon have completed high school.
  • 18.8% of people in Mount Vernon have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mount Vernon

IndexMount VernonTexasNational
Completed 8th grade82.0%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school79.3%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college57.0%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.5%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.8%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters5.3%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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Mount Vernon, TX2,73879%61%

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Mount Vernon, TX2,73879%61%
Source: The Mount Vernon, TX education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.