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  • Mcclellan Elementary School
  • 9475 N Il Hwy 148, Mount Vernon
  • McClellan CCSD 12
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 60
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Summersville Grade School
  • 1118 Fairfield Rd, Mount Vernon
  • Summersville SD 79
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 268
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Dr Nick Osborne Primary Center
  • 401 N 30th St, Mount Vernon
  • Mount Vernon SD 80
  • Grades: KG - 3 · Students: 685
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Zadok Casey Middle School
  • 1829 Broadway St, Mount Vernon
  • Mount Vernon SD 80
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 418
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Bethel Grade School
  • 1201 Bethel Rd, Mount Vernon
  • Bethel SD 82
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 165
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Mount Vernon High School
  • 320 S 7th St, Mount Vernon
  • Mt Vernon Twp HSD 201
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,186
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
  • J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center
  • 623 S 34th St, Mount Vernon
  • Mount Vernon SD 80
  • Grades: 4 - 5 · Students: 265
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Oakland Education Center
  • 1722 Oakland Ave, Mount Vernon
  • Franklin-Jefferson Co Sp Ed Dist
  • Grades: 5 - 7 · Students: 9
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 5:1
  • Dr Andy Hall Early Educ Center
  • 301 S 17th St, Mount Vernon
  • Mount Vernon SD 80
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 262
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1

Mount Vernon school information

IndexMount VernonIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores23%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:118:116:1
Total public schools143,93879,221
Total private schools31,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Mount Vernon, IL educational system consists of 14 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Mount Vernon public schools have average test scores of 23% which is 28% lower than than the Illinois average and 54% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mount Vernon public schools is 13:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.5% have completed high school, 18.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Mount Vernon

IndexMount VernonIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade83.2%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school80.5%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college55.0%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.3%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.1%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters8.1%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.2%1.3%

There are a total of 14 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Mount Vernon. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Mount Vernon, IL schools is 23%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Mount Vernon, IL, an average of 83.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 80.5% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Mount Vernon schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Mount Vernon, IL schools.

Source: The Mount Vernon, IL 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.
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