Mount Vernon Elementary School



Mount Vernon Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mount Vernon Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 39
K 27
1 33
2 34
3 29
4 26
5 31
6 23
7 18
8 23
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mount Vernon Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 283 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mount Vernon Elementary School is the 1,866th largest public school in Illinois and the 42,623rd largest nationally. It has 21.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 283
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 13.41
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,623rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,866th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,250th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,100th out of 2,345

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Mount Vernon Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 145
(51%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 138
(49%)
150,004
(50%)

Mount Vernon Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 282
(100%)
117,242
(39%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
434
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
136,780
(46%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 White 0
(0%)
27,560
(9%)

Mount Vernon Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 272
(96%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 11
(4%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Mount Vernon Elementary School is ranked 785th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mount Vernon Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 365
2006 390
2007 294
2008 318
2009 317
2010 315
2011 283
2012 283

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.9
2006 24.4
2007 19.6
2008 17.7
2009 18.6
2010 18.5
2011 15.7
2012 21.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.89041095890411
2006 0.89230769230769
2007 0.99319727891156
2008 0.94339622641509
2009 0.95268138801262
2010 0.99047619047619
2011 0.97526501766784
2012 0.96113074204947

Compare Mount Vernon Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,110.0% 21.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 96.1%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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