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Award Winning

Feel the Pride at MVHS!
Award Winning

Mt. Vernon High School (MVHS) has had numerous accomplishments and awards that showcase a few of many successes, both academically and through extra-curricular activities.  Here are just a few of the most recent acknowledgments:

  • Named a Four Star School by the Indiana Department of Education for the 2018-2019 School Year

  • Named a "Performance Qualified High School" by the Indiana Department of Education and the Office of School Accountability & Accreditation - 2017 and 2018

  • STEM Certified by the Indiana Department of Education - 2018

  • Named to the Inaugural Cohort of "College Success Award" Winners from the GreatSchools Organization, who Recognizes a Select Group of Public Schools for Their College Preparation Tools - 2018

  • Awarded a GenerationOn School - 2017

  • Certified as a Common Sense Media School - 2017

  • Offering Aerospace programming, including up to 20 Ivy Tech credit hours towards their Aviation programming that could lead to a pilot's license

  • One of the First High Schools in the Country to Have a 3D Printer and is Currently the Only High School in the Country to Have an Elumen’s Vision Dome

  • High-Tech Academy Offers State-of-the-Art Television Studio and Computer Animated Design Courses

  • Offering a Virtual High School Academy through Edmentum

  • Each Student has his or her own Chromebook

  • 2017-2018 Graduation Rate- 96%

  • Indiana Department of Education Rated MVHS an "A" (Five Years) Including the 2017-2018 School Year

  • Top 100 Schools in the FAFSA Completion - 2017 and 2018

  • Recognized by the IDOE as One of 50 Schools with 30% or More of the 2017 Class Achieving a 3 or Higher on at Least One AP Exam

  • Offered 12 Advanced Placement (AP) Courses –2018-2019

  • Offered 3 Advanced College Project (ACP) Courses - 2018-2019

  • Offered 16 Dual Credit Courses -2018-2019

  • 2018 Seniors Earned $8,198,094 in Scholarships

  • Fine Arts Super Bowl Team Won First Place at State - 2019

  • Won an All-Music Award from ISSMA - 2019

  • Band State Qualifier- 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 (95% of Students Received a Gold Rating), 2015, 2014

  • ISHDTA State Dance Champion in Pom - 2018 and 2019

  • 2017-2018 Attendance Rate - 96%

  • Enrollment – 2018-2019  1,322 Students

  • 19 Varsity Sports Offered

  • 6 Fine Arts Opportunities in Choral and Instrumental

  • 9 Academic Competitions Including Fine Arts, Math, Science

  • 38 (Non-Athletic) Clubs/Organizations Including National Honor Society, FFA and FACS

  • MVCSC/Gleaners Food Pantry Held at MVHS (Originally 1 of 5 Schools in Indiana Selected as a School Based Pantry)