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
9 524
10 519
11 498
12 476

Mount Vernon High School is a public high school of the Fairfax County Public Schools located in Alexandria, VA. It has 2,017 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mount Vernon High School is the 46th largest public high school in Virginia and the 1,544th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.7 to 1.

Total Students: 2,017
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 158.85

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Mount Vernon High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,057
(52%)
42,927
(52%)
 Female 960
(48%)
39,556
(48%)

Mount Vernon High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 840
(42%)
18,408
(22%)
 Black 553
(27%)
8,565
(10%)
 White 404
(20%)
34,637
(42%)
 Asian 124
(6%)
16,539
(20%)
 Two or More 82
(4%)
3,993
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(0%)
121
(0%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
220
(0%)

Mount Vernon High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,026
(51%)
63,039
(76%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 741
(37%)
14,703
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 250
(12%)
4,741
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mount Vernon High School is ranked 19th out of 326 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mount Vernon High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.1%) is higher than the state average of 33.8%. 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.

Mount Vernon High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1723
2006 1695
2007 1718
2008 1781
2009 1785
2010 1779
2011 1889
2012 1935
2013 2020
2014 2011
2015 2017

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11
2006 10.5
2007 17.2
2008 17.8
2009 19.5
2010 17.4
2011 13.5
2012 12.9
2013 13.3
2014 12.8
2015 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32849680789321
2006 0.35752212389381
2007 0.29336437718277
2008 0.4093206064009
2009 0.4375350140056
2010 0.45025295109612
2011 0.45050291159344
2012 0.52713178294574
2013 0.54554455445545
2014 0.5191447041273
2015 0.4913237481408

Compare Mount Vernon High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,383.6% 13.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 33.8%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 49.1%
 

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