PROFICIENCY 34% 12% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Lemon Grove
32%Lemon Grove

Mt. Vernon Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 7 and is located in the district of "Lemon Grove" in Lemon Grove, CA. There are a total of 558 students and 21 teachers at Mt. Vernon Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 329 free lunch students and 94 reduced lunch students.

Mt. Vernon Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 33.5%, which is 12% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch329
Reduced lunch94


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Mt. Vernon Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Mt. Vernon Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 6.8% 11.0% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 14.6% 17.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 7.4% 6.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 64.4% 58.9% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.7% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.8% 1.0% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.6% 5.4% 3.1% 3.1%

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San Altos Elementary39%1.6Lemon Grove, CA

Lemon Grove demographics profile

StatisticLemon GroveCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)6,81223291
Median age37.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%52%55%
Speak English58%56%79%
Speak Spanish33%29%13%

Education level achieved in Lemon Grove

IndexLemon GroveCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade78.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school77.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college53.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Mt. Vernon Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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