Total students

1,617

Students per teacher

13.1

Statewide: 15.1

Avg. teacher experience

14.3 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

100 %

Statewide: 89.1%

Mount Vernon ISD is a school district in Mount Vernon, TX. As of the 2016-2017 school year, it had 1,617 students. The school received an accountability rating of “met standard.” 43.3% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 13.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $44,759, which is $7,766 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 14.3 years of experience. The average SAT score at Mount Vernon ISD was 1558. The average ACT score was 23.4. In the Class of 2016 , 100% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

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Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Mount Vernon ISD are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 08. Students who started eighth grade in 2006 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher ed outcomes in Region 08.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

1,617

African American

86 (5.3%)

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

5 (0.3%)

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

15 (0.9%)

Statewide: 4.2%

Hispanic

427 (26.4%)

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.1%)

Statewide: 0.1%

White

1,017 (62.9%)

Statewide: 28.1%

Two or more races

66 (4.1%)

Statewide: 2.2%

African American

5.3%

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

0.9%

Hispanic

26.4%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

62.9%

Two or more races

4.1%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

43.3 %

Statewide: 50.3%

Economically disadvantaged

60.7 %

Statewide: 59%

Limited English proficiency

10.3 %

Statewide: 18.9%

At-risk students

43.3%

Econ. disadvantaged

60.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

10.3%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2016-2017 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

13.3 %

Statewide: 18.8%

Career and Technical

26.7 %

Statewide: 25%

Gifted and Talented

5.6 %

Statewide: 7.8%

Special Education

9.5 %

Statewide: 8.8%

Bilingual/ESL

13.3%

Career and technical

26.7%

Gifted and talented

5.6%

Special education

9.5%

Academics

Accountability rating

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state’s academic accountability system. Possible ratings are as follows: Met standard, Met alternative standard, Improvement required, Not rated and Not rated: Data integrity issues.

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2017 Accountability Manual.

Accountability rating

Met standard

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2012-2013 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2016. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

100 %

Statewide: 89.1%

African American

Masked

Statewide: 85.4%

American Indian

Masked

Statewide: 87.4%

Asian

Masked

Statewide: 95.7%

Hispanic

100 %

Statewide: 86.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

100 %

Statewide: 93.4%

Two or more races

Masked

Statewide: 90.8%

African American

Masked

American Indian

Masked

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

100.0%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2015-2016 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0 %

Statewide: 2%

American Indian

Masked

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

0 %

Statewide: 3%

Asian

0 %

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0 %

Statewide: 2.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 2.6%

White

0 %

Statewide: 1.1%

Two or more races

0 %

Statewide: 1.5%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2015-2016 school year.

All students

13.7 %

Statewide: 25.5%

African American

0 %

Statewide: 17.2%

American Indian

Masked

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

Masked

Statewide: 59.3%

Hispanic

18.8 %

Statewide: 23.1%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 25.1%

White

11.7 %

Statewide: 27.9%

Two or more races

Masked

Statewide: 29%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2015-2016 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

11.1 %

Statewide: 49.5%

African American

N/A

Statewide: 28.2%

American Indian

N/A

Statewide: 47.6%

Asian

Masked

Statewide: 72.9%

Hispanic

0 %

Statewide: 37.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 48%

White

12.5 %

Statewide: 63.3%

Two or more races

N/A

Statewide: 60.1%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2016, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1558

Statewide: 1375

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2016. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

23.4

Statewide: 20.3

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in English or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the TAKS exit-level test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2016.

English

60 %

Statewide: 50.6%

Math

55.4 %

Statewide: 44.6%

English + Math

49.1 %

Statewide: 38.7%

English

60.0%

Math

55.4%

English + Math

49.1%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

123.7

African American

2 (1.6%)

Statewide: 10.2%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Statewide: 1.5%

Hispanic

7 (5.7%)

Statewide: 26.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Statewide: 0.4%

White

114.7 (92.7%)

Statewide: 59.8%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0 (0%)

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

93.1 (75.3%)

Statewide: 74.5%

Master's

30.6 (24.7%)

Statewide: 23.6%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Statewide: 0.6%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2016-2017.

Students per teacher

13.1

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2016-2017 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

14.3 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$44,759

Statewide: $52,525

Beginner

$35,116

Statewide: $46,199

1 to 5 years

$38,156

Statewide: $48,779

6 to 10 years

$39,230

Statewide: $51,184

11 to 20 years

$46,600

Statewide: $54,396

20+ years

$53,919

Statewide: $60,913

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Elementary schools

Middle school or junior high schools

High schools

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