Award-Winning

Last Updated: 8/31/2020 8:56 PM

 

Feel the Pride!

 

Each Mt. Vernon school has amazing attributes and accomplishments that bring pride to the students, staff and community.  Here's just a few:

Award Winning


• Has been an Indiana Department of Education Four Star School - 9 times total

• STEM Certified by the Indiana Department of Education - 2018  
• Gold Star Rated Counseling Program by the Indiana Department of Education
• Part of an “A” rated district
• Named a Unified Champions in the Middle School by the Special Olympics & Indiana High School  Athletic Association
• Attendance Rate: 2019-2020- 96.4%
• Exceeded statewide assessment average from 2019 iLearn Test in English for grades 6-8 and in Math for grades 7-8
• $10 million renovation featuring a new fieldhouse, collaborative classrooms, and additional  classrooms - 2018
• Recent renovation project for the band room, choir room, art room, and expanded cafeteria 
• Student Council named "Honor Council" for 12 straight years  
• All students have their own touchscreen Chromebook  
• Academic competitions available including all core subjects  
• 20 clubs, including a new Drama Club (2021) or extracurricular opportunities, in addition to 19 athletic teams  
• Enriching "Walk on Water" 8th-grade cross-curricular project
• Winner of the Bayer STEM Grant which funded a second robotics class
• Video surveillance and high-tech safety features
• English Language Learners (ELL) assistance program  
• Almost 9,000 books in the media center, meeting the needs and interests of all students
• Speech/language, special education, high ability, & social worker programs