Mount Vernon High School (New York)

Mount Vernon High School (MVHS) is a public high school in the Chester Heights section of the City of Mount Vernon in Westchester County, New York, United States. It is part of the Mount Vernon City School District.

Mount Vernon High School
Address
100 California Road

,
10552

Coordinates40°55′33″N 73°48′54″W / 40.925848°N 73.815077°W / 40.925848; -73.815077Coordinates: 40°55′33″N 73°48′54″W / 40.925848°N 73.815077°W / 40.925848; -73.815077
Information
TypePublic high school
Motto"Focusing on Excellence"
Established1894 (current school 1964 as merger of Edison Tech and A.B. Davis)
School districtMount Vernon City School District
Teaching staff85.01 (FTE)[1]
Grades9-12
Enrollment1,451 (2017–18)[1]
Student to teacher ratio17.07[1]
Color(s)Maroon and gold          
AthleticsSection 1 (NYSPHSAA)
MascotKnight
Phone(914) 665-5300
Website

SportsEdit

The school colors are maroon and gold, and teams are nicknamed the Knights.

Sports include cheerleading, volleyball, track & field, baseball, softball, basketball, swimming, gymnastics and football.

BasketballEdit

Sectional titlesEdit

1967, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1974, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1995, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015,2017,2018, 2019

PHSAA titlesEdit

1978, 1979, 1981, 1991, 2000, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2017

Mount Vernon's 11 titles (last 7 under coach Bob Cimmino) are a record for any school.

Federation titlesEdit

1991, 2000, 2004, 2006, 2011

Notable playersEdit

Other notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "MOUNT VERNON HIGH SCHOOL". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved December 17, 2019.
  2. ^ RU's Mike Coburn to Compete for Team Jamaica - Rutgers University
  3. ^ Mount Vernon Basketball Standout Signed, Sealed To Play Division I | Mount Vernon Daily Voice
  4. ^ Former Rutgers Standout Jonathan Mitchell Shines Overseas - Rutgers University
  5. ^ MaxPreps Record Book-Mt. Vernon Knights Basketball(NY)
  6. ^ [1]
  7. ^ NBA.com: Gus Williams Summary

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