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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
8515 Old Mount Vernon Rd
Alexandria, VA 22309
Phone
(703) 619-3100
District
FAIRFAX CO PBLC SCHS
County
FAIRFAX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
2002
Classroom Teachers
172

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Virginia

2

(10 is best)

Better than 10.4% of VA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

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

Grade 10

100 80 60 40 20 0
70%
85%
71%
86%
69%
83%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
12
14
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 548 27.4%
Grade 10 510 25.5%
Grade 11 473 23.6%
Grade 12 471 23.5%
Total 2002 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 18.3% 40.1% 50.5%
Black 27.0% 10.4% 23.2%
Hispanic 47.9% 28.4% 18.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.1% 20.6% 7.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 0.4% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 57.1% 30.5% 44.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 44.3% 25.3% 39.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.8% 5.2% 4.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 1,145,862 8,535,519
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,822.0 213
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.5% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.5% 18.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.8% 33.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.1% 26.4%
65 OR OLDER 13.1% 15.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 396,501 3,151,045
Single Parent Households With Children 7.4% 9.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.5% 89.7%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 61.6% 38.8%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 40.3% 19.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.5% 17.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.7% 13.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 10.8% 16.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 7.8% 14.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 4.8% 10.8%
$15,000 or less 4.0% 8.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,330 $1,759,248,000 56.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $889 $167,688,000 5.4%
Staff $1,000 $188,567,000 6.1%
General Administration $61 $11,554,000 0.4%
School Administration $879 $165,786,000 5.3%
Operation $1,238 $233,522,000 7.5%
Transportation $839 $158,161,000 5.1%
Other $167 $31,398,000 1.0%
Total Support $5,074 $956,676,000 30.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,070 $390,369,000 12.6%
Total Expenditures $16,474 $3,106,293,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,423 $9,627,379,000 54.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $626 $812,023,000 4.6%
Staff $817 $1,060,290,000 6.0%
General Administration $197 $254,877,000 1.5%
School Administration $712 $923,041,000 5.3%
Operation $1,086 $1,408,293,000 8.0%
Transportation $637 $825,767,000 4.7%
Other $201 $260,781,000 1.5%
Total Support $4,275 $5,545,072,000 31.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,830 $2,373,560,000 13.5%
Total Expenditures $13,528 $17,546,011,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%