Mount Vernon High School

2/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
48
Grades
9-12
Students
2,011
Type
Public
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Academics
2/10
Test scores
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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.


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Biology I
81%
State avg: 84%
Geometry
54%
State avg: 80%
World History II
79%
State avg: 87%
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College readiness
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AP course participation
0%
State avg: 23%
Equity
Environment
Students
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Hispanic
39%
Black
30%
White
21%
Asian
6%
Two or more races
5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
13 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
194 :1
State avg: 414 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
15%
State avg: 10%
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48 Reviews
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Neighborhood
8515 Old Mount Vernon Rd
Alexandria, VA 22309
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Last modified: May 10, 2017
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