Mount Vernon High School

2/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
27
Grades
9-12
Students
1,358
Type
Public
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Academics
2/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This means that students at this school are not performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


NY State Common Core Regents Exam
Algebra I
2%
State avg: 31%
English
50%
State avg: 66%
Geometry
5%
State avg: 22%
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3/10
College readiness
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A worrisome sign:

This school is below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
64%
State avg: 78%
AP course participation
7%
State avg: 17%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
37%
State avg: 67%
Equity
Environment
Students
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Black
79%
Hispanic
15%
White
4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
1%
Two or more races
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Students per counselor
278 :1
State avg: 385 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
1%
State avg: 8%
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Neighborhood
100 California Road
Mount Vernon, NY 10552
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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