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Award Winning

MVHS Dance Team: Pom State Champs


Feel the Pride at MVHS!
 

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

  • 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

  • Ranked in Top 30 IN High Schools by US News & World Report (out of 412 high schools) –2015

  • 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

  • Indiana Department of Education Named MVHS a Four Star School – Four years, Including 2015

  • 2016-2017 Graduation Rate- 95%

  • Indiana Department of Education Rated MVHS an "A" (Five Years) Including 2017

  • Top 100 Schools in the FAFSA Completion - 2017

  • 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 2nd at State - 2017

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

  • Boys Cross Country Team State Finalists–2016, 2015 Semi-State Qualifiers (Boys and Girls)

  • ISHDTA State Dance Champion in Pom - 2018

  • 2016-2017 Attendance Rate - 96%

  • Enrollment – 2017-2018  1,283 Students

  • Percentage of Class Earning Academic Honors Diploma – 2017- 37.9%, 2016-37.5%, 2015-38.8%

  • 77% of 2015 Class Took SAT - Average MVHS Score -1,004 (Exceeding State Average)

  • 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)