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The Mt. Vernon School Board approved a resolution to lengthen the student day by 20 minutes. Starting Monday, March 31st, all schools will begin their day at 8:00 a.m.  Bus routes in the morning will run 5 minutes earlier than normal.  The end of the school day will be lengthened by 10 minutes.  All elementary schools will be dismissed at 2:55 p.m., the junior high at 3:05 p.m., and the high school at 3:15 p.m. This change will continue throughout the rest of this school year.  By making this minor adjustment, the last day of school for all students will be Thursday, May 22nd.  The last day for teachers will be Friday, May 23rd.  Graduation date has NOT changed and is planned for Friday night at 7:00 p.m. on May 23rd.  Click here for more information.

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Welcome to MSD of Mt. Vernon

District Goals

The School Board has developed goals for the next three to five years.  These goals will continue to be refined with input from community, parents, and staff.  The goals include:
  • meeting the educational needs of all students.
  • improving communications with the community.
  • providing for continuous improvement of technology.
  • providing an optimum learning environment.
  • demonstrating continuous improvement in academic achievement.

Periodically, the Board will review these goals and update them to meet the needs of the students, the school, and the community.

Mission Statement

Motivate individuals to suceed
Valuable commnunity partnerships

Passionate teachers and staff
Rigorous curriculum
Integrated technology
Develop critical and creative thinking skills
Engage students, parents, and families

MSD of Mt. Vernon is proud to provide exemplary academic opportunities with integrated technology to develop critical and creative thinking skills in our students.  Passionate teachers and staff along with valuable community and family partnerships motivate all students to follow their individual chosen path.

Compliance Notification

It is the policy of the Metropolitan School District of Mt. Vernon not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability, in its programs or employment policies as required by the Indiana Civil Rights Act (I.C. 22-9.1).  Title VI and Title VII (Civil Rights Act of 1964), Title IX (Educational Amendments 1972), the Equal Pay Act of 1973, and Section 504 (Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973).

Inquiries regarding compliance with Title IX may be directed to the Superintendent, Metropolitan School District of Mt. Vernon, 1000 W. Fourth St., Mt. Vernon, IN  47620.  Telephone (812)838-4471.  Inquiries regarding compliance with Section 504 may be directed to the Director of Special Services, Posey County Special Services, 1000 W. Fourth St., Mt. Vernon, IN  47620.  Telephone (812)838-5516.

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MSD of Mt. Vernon
Dr. Tom Kopatich, Supt.
1000 W. Fourth St.
Mt. Vernon, IN  47620

Phone:  812.838.4471
Fax:  812-833-2078


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