PROFICIENCY 12% 75% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
28%Mount Vernon
48%New York

Grimes School is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "MOUNT VERNON SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Mount Vernon, NY. There are a total of 408 students and 29 teachers at Grimes School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 313 free lunch students and 15 reduced lunch students.

Grimes School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 12.0%, which is 75% lower than the New York average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch313
Reduced lunch15


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 Grimes School, 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

3<= 10%
4<= 10%
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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Grimes School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew YorkNational
Caucasian 0.5% 5.1% 64.4% 51.1%
African American 88.9% 75.1% 13.3% 15.9%
Asian 1.6% 1.5% 4.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 8.5% 17.8% 15.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 0.6% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.0% 2.0% 3.1%

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Mount Vernon demographics profile

StatisticMount VernonNew YorkNational
Population density (sq mi)15,55535991
Median age38.138.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%52%55%
Speak English76%70%79%
Speak Spanish13%15%13%

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%
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Source: The Grimes School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.