PROFICIENCY 22% 54% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
28%MOUNT VERNON SCHOOL DISTRICT
28%Mount Vernon
48%New York

Pennington School is a school servicing grades PK to 8 and is located in the district of "MOUNT VERNON SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Mount Vernon, NY. There are a total of 387 students and 25 teachers at Pennington School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 127 free lunch students and 27 reduced lunch students.

Pennington School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 22.0%, which is 54% lower than the New York average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students387
Teachers25
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch127
Reduced lunch27

 

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 Pennington 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

GradeProficiency
All20-24%
330-39%
411-19%
540-59%
620-29%
711-19%
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All20-24%
330-39%
420-29%
521-39%
6<= 10%
720-29%
8n/a
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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Pennington School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew YorkNational
Caucasian 25.6% 5.1% 64.4% 51.1%
African American 54.2% 75.1% 13.3% 15.9%
Asian 4.5% 1.5% 4.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 14.6% 17.8% 15.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.3% 0.6% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.0% 2.0% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Traphagen School37%0.6Mount Vernon, NY
Lincoln School28%0.7Mount Vernon, NY
Bronxville Elementary School72%0.7Bronxville, NY
Bronxville High School95%0.7Bronxville, NY
Bronxville Middle School70%0.7Bronxville, NY
Davis Middle School12%0.7Mount Vernon, NY
Mount Vernon High School87%0.7Mount Vernon, NY
Holmes School25%0.8Mount Vernon, NY
Columbus School At The Franko Building10%0.8Mount Vernon, NY
Nelson R Mandela/dr Hosea Zollicoffer High School57%0.9Mount Vernon, NY
School 3024%0.9Yonkers, NY
William E Cottle School66%1.2Eastchester, NY

Mount Vernon demographics profile

StatisticMount VernonNew YorkNational
Population68,21719,697,457318,558,162
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 Pennington School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.