PROFICIENCY 82% 24% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
71%M S D Mount Vernon
71%Mount Vernon
66%Indiana

Mount Vernon High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "M S D Mount Vernon" in Mount Vernon, IN. There are a total of 728 students and 49 teachers at Mount Vernon High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 195 free lunch students and 42 reduced lunch students.

Mount Vernon High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 82.0%, which is 24% higher than the Indiana average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students728
Teachers49
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch195
Reduced lunch42

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment63
Taking some courses45
Taking some courses (not tests)16
Passing some courses17
Passing no courses26

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 Mount Vernon High School, there are a total of 63 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 45 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All85-89%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School85-89%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All75-79%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School75-79%

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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Mount Vernon High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictIndianaNational
Caucasian 90.3% 90.8% 71.5% 51.1%
African American 1.7% 1.9% 11.5% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 0.3% 2.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.3% 2.2% 10.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.4% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.3% 4.4% 4.4% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Mount Vernon Jr High School65%0.1Mount Vernon, IN
West Elementary School55%1.2Mount Vernon, IN
Farmersville Elementary School80%3.0Mount Vernon, IN
Marrs Elementary School75%7.3Mount Vernon, IN

Mount Vernon demographics profile

StatisticMount VernonIndianaNational
Population6,5796,589,578318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,32618091
Median age40.737.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%56%55%
Speak English99%92%79%
Speak Spanish0%5%13%

Education level achieved in Mount Vernon

IndexMount VernonIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade85.0%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school83.6%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college45.0%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.6%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.2%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters5.1%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Mount Vernon High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.