Mount Vernon school information

IndexMount VernonOhioNational
Average Test Scores79%69%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:117:116:1
Total public schools103,65079,221
Total private schools41,00024,874
Total post-secondary schools23937,963
The Mount Vernon, OH educational system consists of 10 public schools, 4 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Mount Vernon public schools have average test scores of 79% which is 14% higher than than the Ohio average and 61% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mount Vernon public schools is 16:1, compared to 17:1 in Ohio and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.3% have completed high school, 22.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mount Vernon are 61% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Mount Vernon.
  • 84.8% of people in Mount Vernon have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.3% of people in Mount Vernon have completed high school.
  • 22.2% of people in Mount Vernon have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mount Vernon

IndexMount VernonOhioNational
Completed 8th grade84.8%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school83.3%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college45.4%55.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.6%35.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.2%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters8.9%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.9%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.3%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Mount Vernon (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Gambier, OH2,46990%82%
Sparta, OH15784%71%
Fredericktown, OH3,08481%64%
Howard, OH16478%59%
Centerburg, OH1,79676%53%
Mount Vernon, OH16,77779%61%

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Fayetteville, GA16,78049%1%
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Mount Vernon, OH16,77779%61%
Source: The Mount Vernon, OH 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.