Mount Vernon High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
731 Palisades Rd Sw
Mount Vernon, IA 52314
Phone
(319) 895-8843
District
MOUNT VERNON COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
LINN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
414
Classroom Teachers
30

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Iowa

8

(10 is best)

Better than 79.8% of IA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Mount Vernon High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 89 80
Proficiency in Reading 90 78
Proficiency in Math 87 82

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.90
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.35
AVG FOR STATE 14.36
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 102 24.6%
Grade 10 92 22.2%
Grade 11 109 26.3%
Grade 12 111 26.8%
Total 414 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 97.3% 95.8% 80.6%
Black 0.7% 1.0% 5.9%
Hispanic 1.0% 2.1% 10.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.0% 1.2% 2.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 11.6% 13.1% 40.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.2% 9.3% 33.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.4% 3.8% 6.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 7,047 3,145,711
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 101.3 56
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.6% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 30.8% 20.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.3% 31.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 21.6% 25.9%
65 OR OLDER 10.7% 16.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 2,077 1,251,587
Single Parent Households With Children 9.1% 9.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.3% 91.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 48.6% 27.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 12.6% 8.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.1% 13.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 21.2% 14.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 20.9% 19.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.6% 19.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.6% 14.8%
$15,000 or less 5.9% 10.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,710 $7,754,180 54.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $203 $275,674 1.9%
Staff $343 $465,794 3.3%
General Administration $312 $423,696 3.0%
School Administration $532 $722,456 5.1%
Operation $633 $859,614 6.0%
Transportation $277 $376,166 2.6%
Other $365 $495,670 3.5%
Total Support $2,664 $3,617,712 25.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,139 $2,904,762 20.3%
Total Expenditures $10,513 $14,276,654 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,373 $3,237,499,339 52.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $335 $170,410,884 2.7%
Staff $348 $176,608,614 2.8%
General Administration $243 $123,294,577 2.0%
School Administration $564 $286,391,365 4.6%
Operation $920 $467,427,951 7.5%
Transportation $400 $202,963,870 3.3%
Other $261 $132,578,395 2.1%
Total Support $3,070 $1,559,742,623 25.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,771 $1,407,576,027 22.7%
Total Expenditures $12,214 $6,204,814,931 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%