Academics

Our students consistently score above state and national averages on state and national academic assessments, and are able to pursue interests in core academic classes as well as classes in the fine and practical arts.

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Arts

The District has exemplary and award-winning programs in band, choir, orchestra, theater, and art, with learning and performances taking place in a state of the art Performing Arts Center.

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Athletics

The Mount Vernon Mustangs consistently excel at high levels in all sports, winning multiple state, district, and conference championships throughout its history.

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Excellence in Academics, Arts & Athletics

Our students thrive in a culture that recognizes that being a well-rounded person is key to their personal growth and development. Many of our students excel in all three arenas, developing life skills and building relationships that will assist them for their lives after school.

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HAPPY GAME DAY!!!

Big one tonight in the WaMaC East:

#12 Mount Vernon at #2 Solon
JV 4:30 / Varsity 6:00pm / Varsity Boys 7:15pm

Streaming video at https://www.team1sports.com/highschool/ia/?S=solonspartans

#BreakBranchesKickTrees

Mount Vernon’s Libby Dix is headed to wrestling state finals tonight after defeating SWAT Valkyrie’s Grace Britton! (Earlier tweet deleted for incorrect ranking info) photos/ @AbbieMorf

We s👀 you, Libby DIX and are so proud! Go get that state championship!!! You got this!💪 https://twitter.com/themustangmoon/status/1621551418992742401

Mount Vernon Girls Wrestling has a STATE FINALIST 🔥 Way to battle, Libby 💪🏼 #GoMVStangs #GirlsWrestling ❤️🤼‍♀️

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Student Lunch Account Balances

The Mount Vernon Community School District is working hard to collect unpaid lunch balances. Over the course of the…

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Fostering growth and confidence as learners and people

Opportunities to Explore

Students in the Mount Vernon Community School District have the opportunity to pursue their interests and passions in a variety of academic programs, while also being able to engage in a variety of extracurricular activities.

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Accomplished Educators

The Mount Vernon Community School District is fortunate to have teachers and staff members who have dedicated several decades in service to our students, while also recruiting talented new teachers and staff members to join a dynamic team.

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A Caring Community

Supporting the social and emotional growth and well-being of our students is as important as their academic growth, and is evident in the positive relationships established between the students and staff.

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POSITIVE CULTURE

100% of the Mount Vernon Community School District recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of all students and staff in all academic and co-curricular areas.

FUTURE FOCUSED

70% of Mount Vernon Community School District students receive college credit prior to graduating from high school, and 87% of our graduates are enrolled in a two or four-year academic or trade program.

COMMUNITY FOCUSED

MANY of Mount Vernon Community School District students work in the community and are engaged in a variety of volunteer and service projects.

INVOLVED STUDENTS

MAJORITY of Mount Vernon Community School District students are involved in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.

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Our students are all in with being proud Mustangs and proud members of the Mount Vernon community, and our staff and community are all in for them!

Dr. Greg Batenhorst