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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

IDOE Family-Friendly School Designation

PLTW Distinguished Launch School

• Part of an “A” rated district 

• 2021-2022 attendance rate - 93%  

• 2022-2023 IREAD-3 results - 95% passed  

•2022-2023 ILEARN results - 42% passed ELA & Math  (9% better than state average)

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

• Common Sense Media certified school 

• Each student has a touchscreen Chromebook 

• Outdoor trail, playgrounds, garden 

High-tech safety features: Key card entry for staff, Raptor Visitor Management, cameras throughout the school 

Document cameras and interactive whiteboards/panels in every classroom  

• Additional state funding received for being a Title 1 School  

• Clubs or extracurricular activities include:  Choir, Art, Robotics, Drama, Wellness, Talent Show, Math Bowl, Spelling Bee, Student Council, and News Club

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

• English Language Learners (ELL) assistance program  

• Speech/language, special education, and school-based therapist programs  

• High Ability Learners enrichment activities