Mount Vernon City School District

  • 165 NORTH COLUMBUS AVE
  • MOUNT VERNON, NY 10553
  • (914) 665-5201
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate61.2%70.8%
Dropout Rate8.1%3.9%
Per Pupil Spending$19,536$17,824
Students Per Teacher13.712.6
Number of Schools16-
Number of Students9,272-
Number of (FTE) Teachers676-

District Test Scores

NYSTP - Test Performance by Grade and Subject
Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201055.0%54.7%
200980.5%75.8%
200871.5%70.1%
 
Math Test
201053.7%59.1%
200993.4%92.9%
200888.2%89.9%
 
Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201054.8%56.7%
200982.0%76.9%
200873.7%71.1%
 
Math Test
201069.1%63.8%
200989.0%87.2%
200883.0%83.8%
 
Science Test
201095.0%89.0%
200995.0%88.0%
 
Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201050.6%52.5%
200986.0%82.2%
200882.4%77.6%
 
Math Test
201063.1%64.6%
200986.1%88.1%
200883.2%83.2%
 
Social Studies Test
201095.0%86.0%
200993.0%86.0%
 
Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201048.5%54.2%
200990.9%80.9%
200869.6%66.9%
 
Math Test
201057.8%61.3%
200985.4%83.0%
200881.0%79.4%
 
Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201034.4%50.0%
200967.6%80.3%
200861.1%70.0%
 
Math Test
201026.9%62.4%
200975.2%87.3%
200860.5%78.9%
 
Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201027.5%51.0%
200950.4%68.5%
200841.0%56.1%
 
Math Test
201030.2%54.8%
200964.6%80.2%
200848.0%69.8%
 
Science Test
201047.0%71.0%
200932.0%69.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201035.0%69.0%
200934.0%63.0%
 
Source: NY Department of Education 2009-2010

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment9,27213.7
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students318
Kindergarten Students632
1st Grade Students704
2nd Grade Students665
3rd Grade Students706
4th Grade Students679
5th Grade Students702
6th Grade Students700
7th Grade Students644
8th Grade Students638
9th Grade Students1,009
10th Grade Students431
11th Grade Students475
12th Grade Students453
Ungraded Students156
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native13
Asian or Pacific Islander90
Hispanic1,388
Black (Non-Hispanic)6,808
White (Non-Hispanic)522
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male4,391
Female4,430

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers67613.7
Prekindergarten Teachers13-
Kindergarten Teachers47-
Elementary Teachers276-
Secondary Teachers221-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes120-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides217
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors3
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors16
Elementary1
Secondary14
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians12
Library Support Staff6
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff509
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators9
LEA Administrative Support Staff89
School Administrators37
School Administrative Support Staff13
Student Support Services49
Other Support Services Staff312

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$195,057,000-
Total Local Revenues$83,603,00042.9%
Property Tax$78,701,00040.3%
Other School Systems$170,0000.09%
Cities and Counties$835,0000.4%
School Lunch$327,0000.2%
Other Sales and Services$1,0000.00%
Rents and Royalties$107,0000.05%
Sale of Property$4,0000.00%
Interest Earnings$753,0000.4%
Private Contributions$8,0000.00%
Miscellaneous$2,697,0001.4%
Total State Revenues$101,665,00052.1%
General Formula Assistance$64,001,00032.8%
Special Education Programs$10,230,0005.2%
School Lunch Programs$2,173,0001.1%
Other Programs$22,711,00011.6%
Non-Specified$2,550,0001.3%
Total Federal Revenues$9,789,0005.0%
Through State - Title I$2,999,0001.5%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$2,284,0001.2%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$256,0000.1%
Through State - Title V, Part A$13,0000.01%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$70,0000.04%
Non-Specified$4,072,0002.1%
Direct - Other$95,0000.05%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$187,721,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$126,876,00067.6%
Total Support Services Expenditures$57,948,00030.9%
Student Support$9,186,0004.7%
Instructional Staff Support$3,652,0001.9%
General Administration Support$6,901,0003.5%
School Administration Support$12,241,0006.3%
Operation and Maintenance Support$15,157,0007.8%
Student Transportation Support$6,079,0003.1%
Other Support Services$4,732,0002.4%
Total Other Expenditures$2,897,0001.5%
Food Services$2,897,0001.5%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 61.2%
Total Diploma Count 492
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients 5
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-122178.1%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Mount Vernon City School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 16
  • Students: 9,272
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 676
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CECIL H. PARKER SCHOOL
461 South Sixth Ave
Mount Vernon, NY
Public | KG-6
357 11.5

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COLUMBUS SCHOOL
455 North High St
Mount Vernon, NY
Public | PK-6
587 14.3

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DAVIS MIDDLE SCHOOL
350 Gramatan Ave
Mount Vernon, NY
Public | 7-8
825 11.5

2 out of 5
1 Review
EDWARD WILLIAMS SCHOOL
9 Union Ln
Mount Vernon, NY
Public | PK-6
485 16.2

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GRAHAM SCHOOL
421 East 5th St
Mount Vernon, NY
Public | PK-6
597 15.7

5 out of 5
1 Review
HAMILTON SCHOOL
20 Oak St
Mount Vernon, NY
Public | KG-6
386 14.2

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HOLMES SCHOOL
195 North Columbus Ave
Mount Vernon, NY
Public | PK-6
421 13.2

5 out of 5
1 Review
LINCOLN SCHOOL
170 East Lincoln Ave
Mount Vernon, NY
Public | KG-6
758 14.6

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
LONGFELLOW MIDDLE SCHOOL
624 South 3rd Ave
Mount Vernon, NY
Public | 7-8
479 10.8

5 out of 5
1 Review
LONGFELLOW SCHOOL
625 South 4th Ave
Mount Vernon, NY
Public | PK-6
394 12.3

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MOUNT VERNON HIGH SCHOOL
100 California Rd
Mount Vernon, NY
Public | 9-12
1,532 13.5

2.5 out of 5
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NELSON MANDELA COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL
250 Gramatan Ave
Mount Vernon, NY
Public | 9-12
193 10.1

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PENNINGTON-GRIMES SCHOOL
20 Fairway Ave
Mount Vernon, NY
Public | PK-6
352 13.8

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THORNTON / GRIMES SCHOOL
58 South 10th Ave
Mount Vernon, NY
Public | KG-6
497 12.7

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THORNTON HIGH SCHOOL
121 South 6th Ave
Mount Vernon, NY
Public | 9-12
697 13.2

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TRAPHAGEN SCHOOL
72 Lexington Ave
Mount Vernon, NY
Public | PK-6
344 13.8

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