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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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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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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What we’re tweeting


Hard work should not be seen as a cost, but rather an investment. 💪🏻💰

“The most valuable things are those you earn, especially through effort and perseverance.

Anything you’ve worked hard to get and worked hard to keep carries a deeper meaning.”

– @TBrianKight

🚨MVVB’s Chloe Meester & her 15u Adrenaline teammates won a USAV National Title‼️AND 🔥 Chloe was named the MVP of the all-tournament team 🤩 We are so proud & cannot wait for the 2022 season! #BestStudentAthletes #GoMVStangs ❤️🏐

Ashlyn Steen with the 3-run HOMERUN to put the Mustangs up, 6-4 over Benton Community in the top of the 6th! As I type, Kenna Rollinger makes it 7-4 with a solo HOMERUN! #Back2Back #GoMVStangs #iahssb

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Mustang Activities Complex Update

Mount Vernon Community School District Families and Community Members: The District continues to work toward making the proposed Mustang…

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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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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.


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.


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


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