Thornton / Grimes School

58 South 10th Ave, Mount Vernon, NY 10550 | (914) 665-5020
  • Grades: KG-6
  • Student Enrollment: 497
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 58 S 10th Ave, Mount Vernon, NY 10550
  • Principal or Admin: Frances Lightsy
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 497
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 39.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 240 (48.3%)
  • Females: 247 (49.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 75 (15.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 355 (71.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 430 (86.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Thornton / Grimes School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black45892.2%
Asian--
Hispanic285.6%
White--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Thornton / Grimes School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten6613.3%
1st Grade6713.5%
2nd Grade7515.1%
3rd Grade6813.7%
4th Grade7414.9%
5th Grade7414.9%
6th Grade7314.7%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 71-80%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
94.0%
District:
90.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
7.0%
District:
12.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate: 3.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
3.0%
District:
1.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
8.0%
District:
2.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
20.0%
District:
14.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
60.0%
District:
29.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
49.0%
District:
43.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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