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Avg. test scores 72%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 4%

Mount Vernon school information

IndexMount VernonNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores28%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools184,06079,221
Total private schools91,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools14837,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Mount Vernon are 43% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 18 public schools in Mount Vernon
  • 82.4% of people in Mount Vernon have completed 8th grade
  • 80.8% of people in Mount Vernon have completed high school
  • 29.1% of people in Mount Vernon have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Mount Vernon

      IndexMount VernonNew YorkNational
      Completed 8th grade82.4%83.5%84.3%
      Completed high school80.8%82.1%83.0%
      Completed some college55.9%59.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree36.8%43.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors29.1%34.7%30.3%
      Completed masters11.5%15.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.3%4.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.7%1.5%1.3%

      Mount Vernon, NY School Districts

      • Mount Vernon School District

      There are a total of 18 public schools, 9 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Mount Vernon. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Mount Vernon, NY schools is 28%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Mount Vernon, NY, an average of 82.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 80.8% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Orangeburg, NY4,19299%100%
      Old Westbury, NY4,58291%85%
      Teterboro, NJ8690%82%
      Manhasset, NY7,99687%76%
      Lake Success, NY3,08485%73%
      Mount Vernon, NY68,21728%43%

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      Frederick, MD68,22950%2%
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      Mount Vernon, NY68,21728%43%
      Source: The Mount Vernon, NY 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.