School Details

Mount Vernon High School

731 Palisades Rd SW, Mount Vernon, IA 52314
(319) 895-8843
9

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 395 students 16 students/teacher (IA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

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Iowa Test of Educational Development (ITED)

In 2010-2011 Iowa used the Iowa Test of Educational Development (ITED) to test students in grade 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The ITED is a norm-referenced test, which means it measures how well students in Iowa score in comparison to their peers nationwide. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
96%
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82%

Iowa Assessment (NRT)

Beginning in 2011-2012 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Mount Vernon Community School District average
  • Iowa state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Mount Vernon High School is a public high school in Mount Vernon. 395 children attend Mount Vernon High School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 16% of the 395 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Mount Vernon High School is 16:1. Lisbon High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • German
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo
  • Wrestling
  • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 95% 96%
Hispanic 2% 1%
Multiracial 1% %
Asian 1% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.7% 0.9%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.5% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 16% 14%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    Some great creative teachers in a beautiful facility with good class sizes and varied extra curriculars. Needs a stronger principal figure more language options and closed campus.

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