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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:

• Has been an Indiana Department of Education Four Star School - 5 times total 

• STEM Certified School by the Indiana Department of Education  

• Part of an “A” rated district 

• 2019-2020 attendance rate - 97%  

• 2018-2019 IREAD-3 results - 96% passed  

• Indiana Department of Education rated FES an “A” 4 times since 2014 

• Exceeded state average on assessments in English (12.6%), Math (23.3%), Science (18%), and  Reading (8.9%) - 2018-2019 

• Common Sense Media certified school 

• Each student has a touchscreen Chromebook 

• Outdoor trail, playgrounds, garden 

• High-tech safety features: Key card entry for staff, Lobby Guard, cameras throughout the school 

  • Document cameras, interactive whiteboards & Apple TV’s in every classroom  

• Additional state funding received for being a Title 1 School  

• 9 clubs or extracurricular activities  

• Media Center - Over 13,000 books, meeting the needs and interests of all students

• English Language Learners (ELL) assistance program  

• Speech/language, special education, social worker programs  

• High Ability Learners diagnostic & enrichment activities