Mount Vernon High School



Mount Vernon High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mount Vernon High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 300
10 314
11 285
12 271

Mount Vernon High School is a public high school of the Mt Vernon Twp Hsd 201 School District located in Mount Vernon, IL. It has 1,170 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mount Vernon High School is the 201st largest public high school in Illinois and the 4,960th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,170
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 71.71
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,960th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 201st out of 869
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 597th out of 828
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 208th out of 828

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Mount Vernon High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 620
(53%)
620
(53%)
 Female 550
(47%)
550
(47%)

Mount Vernon High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 879
(75%)
879
(75%)
 Black 169
(14%)
169
(14%)
 Two or More 60
(5%)
60
(5%)
 Hispanic 42
(4%)
42
(4%)
 Asian 18
(2%)
18
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Mount Vernon High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 631
(54%)
631
(54%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 460
(39%)
460
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 79
(7%)
79
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mount Vernon High School is ranked 173rd out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mount Vernon High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 46.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Mount Vernon High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1300
2006 1269
2007 1313
2008 1350
2009 1250
2010 1285
2011 1262
2012 1256
2013 1242
2014 1186
2015 1170

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 18.7
2007 20.8
2008 16.1
2009 15.7
2010 17.4
2011 16.1
2012 13.2
2013 15.3
2014 16.6
2015 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30923076923077
2006 0.35776201733649
2007 0.38004569687738
2008 0.41481481481481
2009 0.5248
2010 0.46692607003891
2011 0.46038034865293
2012 0.52149681528662
2013 0.54669887278583
2014 0.535413153457
2015 0.46068376068376

Compare Mount Vernon High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,537.8% 15.4:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 46.1%
 
State Average 46.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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