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School leader:  Ms. Nardos E. King
8515 Old Mount Vernon Rd
Alexandria, VA 22309

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(703) 619-3100
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  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
  • Coed / Single gender


  • Arts
    Band, Choir / Chorus, Orchestra, Drama
  • World languages
    French, German, Spanish
  • Sports
    Basketball, Cross country, Football, Golf, Gymnastics...
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Teacher effectiveness: Very effective
Submitted by a parent · September 04, 2015
My daughter was always talking about things she learned in class. Especially history and biology. Very effective.

Amount of homework: Just right
Submitted by a parent · September 04, 2015
My daughter played two sports while at Mt. Vernon so we were concerned about balancing her time between sports and school work. We had a few rough nights early in the year, trying to figure out a schedule and how to balance it all but after that... more

Submitted by a parent · September 04, 2015
My daughter, unfortunately, only attended Mt. Vernon for her 9th grade year. We moved before her 10th grade year. We loved everything about Mt. Vernon. She was involved in sports and had wonderful experiences, especially with softball. Her... more

Teacher effectiveness: Ineffective
Submitted by a parent · July 23, 2015
The teachers seem overwhelmed and in my experience all communicate via email every two weeks to give you a grade and feedback on assignments and test scores. I have had two children graduate from this school, we moved from another state here and I... more

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Mount Vernon High School
8515 Old Mount Vernon Rd, Alexandria, VA  22309
Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 52 reviews. (703) 619-3100
Last modified Mount Vernon High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.