Students enrolled 1119
School leader Mr Bernard Campbell
Transportation options Yes
District Mt Vernon Community School Corporation

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8112 North 200 West
Fortville, IN 46040

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(317) 485-3131
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4 stars
Based on 17 ratings

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August 24, 2013
Best school on earth I when here for 7 years I have a learning disability and I received great help from the resource department here! I had to move a new school (New Palestine High School) because money issues. At New Palestine High School or any other csc of southern Hancock schools They don't care they don't even try to help! Go to Mt.vernon DONT very send you kids to New Palestine! GO MURADERS!!!!!

- submitted by a student
March 07, 2013
This schools has been the best of my life. I will remember it my whole life.

- submitted by a student
May 23, 2012
This school does not do anything when it comes to harassment of student on student.

- submitted by a student
May 19, 2012
I currently have 2 children in mt v . We moved here 6 years ago from a smaller school and have seen ups and downs my oldest is very well behaved kid but struggles academically at times I loved the tutoring help the school use to offer before budget cuts it was a real help I love the middle school and that they honor more than just academics, behavior too.. I was going to send my 2nd child to another school but when it came down to it I felt so much safer here than there. I love the online system so I can track their grades. I have encountered many teachers most of them are good I can only recall 2 that I think are just putting time in but I have also had many exceptional teachers that I think have really cared for my child. The verdict is still out for the administration (superintendent) seems political, but loved Mr. P and Mrs. B as principals. If you have a natural athlete , played for mt v in your days and are in to politics you will get into the sports here, but if you have a "Rudy" with heart that understands sports but small or akward kiss your hopes of keeping him involved in school athletics good bye! 5 stars for caring staff, and safety. 0 for athletics.& $ handling

- submitted by a parent
July 14, 2011
Just ok. Not above and beyond. Even in honors classes students are more about grades and learning. AP classes are considered "hard" but as someone who's also attended a school where AP classes can be taken all 4 years (not just junior and senior year) and you don't take easy classes to "lighten your course load" I think the teachers just give tons of pointless work. Quantity rather than quality. Look at the AP Calc teacher, the AP Bio class. The teachers just don't know the right way to prepare the students and the students don't know when to study. They still get A's if they work, but I don't think they are being trained to get ready for college, to study not just for a final, but for quizzes and tests and just for the sake of learning. Not a good atmosphere.

- submitted by a student
May 18, 2010
Choose another school if you have a choice. Principal is a typical politician. Teachers will never contact you either by phone or email if your child is not doing well in a subject. School is being remodeled and at the same time charging to rent the books! The coaches are the only bright spot in this school...they do a very good job.

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September 14, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
May 15, 2009
it is a wonderful school system and teachers are terrific and caring

- submitted by a parent
April 27, 2009
This school is very awesome i come from long line of out f the way schools and many times even though they were smaller than mt. Vernon none of the teachers acted like they cared at all. For anyone this school is awesome and is the best schol u will find around indiana, if you want your kids to fel like someone cares about them at school.

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January 15, 2009
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- submitted by a student
November 29, 2008
There are several 4 star schools in this system. The Mt. Vernon Elem. just got a grant to get the entire 2nd grade laptops! Mt. Comfort elem. prinicipal was the prinicipal of the year for the nation, the teachers from pre K to Senior truly care as well as the support staff.

- submitted by a parent
December 23, 2007
I am a parent of three boys at Mt Vernon.. I moved here from Franklin, IN .. and the schools are a godsend. If your thinking about moving to the area, I recommend it.

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 13, 2007
My oldest son is in the high school, and we have a boy in the middle school. The programs, teachers and guidance is excellent. A special thanks to mr. Price especially.

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May 13, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
November 05, 2004
My Daughter is in the high school and my son is in the intermediate school. We are very happy with the level of comitment of the teachers and staff. This school is still small enough that each and every child is important. It is far enough away from indianapolis that it still has a small town fell. ***** from me! 11/06/04 JPB of Fortville.

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2004
Mount Vernon High School provides students with various extracurricular activities including sports, newspaper, and band. A majority of the student body is involved in some activity and the staff is always willing to help with activities. As an advanced student, I find that not all of the classes are quite challenging enough, but there are a few teachers that make a difference. The clearly educated teachers are a blessing. The student body is ever-more diverse with students of different cultures and ethnicities, but we are mainly a farming community. Our school is located in the middle of cornfields. It is comforting to recognize students as I walk down our halls. Fellowship is high at Mt. Vernon. All I have left to say is 'Go Marauders!'

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February 23, 2004
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Mt Vernon High School
8112 North 200 West, Fortville, IN  46040
(317) 485-3131
Last modified Mt Vernon High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Mt Vernon High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. Top