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Mount Vernon school information

Index Mount Vernon Illinois National
Average Test Scores28%33%48%
Student/Teacher ratio13:118:116:1
Total public schools143,93879,221
Total private schools31,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Mount Vernon are 41% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Mount Vernon
  • 83.2% of people in Mount Vernon have completed 8th grade
  • 80.5% of people in Mount Vernon have completed high school
  • 18.1% of people in Mount Vernon have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Mount Vernon

      Index Mount Vernon Illinois National
      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%

      Mount Vernon, IL School Districts

      • Bethel School District 82
      • Mount Vernon School District 80
      • McClellan Community Consolidated School District 12
      • Mount Vernon Township High School District 201
      • Summersville School District 79

      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 28%. 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.

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      Woodlawn, IL55536%26.0%
      Irvington, IL58835%27.1%
      Bluford, IL66234%29.2%
      Mount Vernon, IL14,76928%40.9%

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      Mount Vernon, IL14,76928%40.9%
      Source: The Mount Vernon, IL education data displayed above is derived from the 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.