Mt Vernon Alternative School



Mt Vernon Alternative School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mt Vernon Alternative School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 1
7 2
8 9
9 1
10 4
11 10
12 10

Mt Vernon Alternative School is a public high school of the Hamilton/Jefferson Roe School District located in Mount Vernon, IL. It has 37 students in grades 6th through 12th. Mt Vernon Alternative School is the 822nd largest public high school in Illinois and the 23,268th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 1.5 to 1.

Total Students: 37
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 1.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 24

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Mt Vernon Alternative School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 23
(62%)
23
(62%)
 Female 14
(38%)
14
(38%)

Mt Vernon Alternative School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 25
(68%)
25
(68%)
 Black 9
(24%)
9
(24%)
 Two or More 3
(8%)
3
(8%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Mt Vernon Alternative School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 29
(78%)
29
(78%)
 Not Eligible 8
(22%)
8
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mt Vernon Alternative School is ranked 755th out of 0 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mt Vernon Alternative School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Mt Vernon Alternative School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 62
2006 38
2007 31
2008 0
2009 50
2010 49
2011 49
2012 37

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 31
2006 19
2007 10.3
2008 N/A
2009 16.7
2010 16.3
2011 11.9
2012 1.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011 0.77551020408163
2012 0.78378378378378

Compare Mt Vernon Alternative School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
150.0% 1.5:1
 
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 78.4%
 

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