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The Mount Vernon School has committed to our families to keep tuition rates flat from 2020-2021 through 2021-2022, and has eliminated all student fees.

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As you begin your school search, know that we are eager to know you, too! Ask a question, plan your visit, and learn how to apply below. When you complete this form, you will have the option to create your account in Ravenna, a paperless admission system that provides a simplified, centralized, and complete application experience for families.

Meet Your Team

Kirsten Beard

Chief Admissions Officer
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De’ire Foxx

Associate Director of Middle & Upper School Admissions
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Debbie Barclift

Admissions Administrative Assistant
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Brandi Hoyos

Director of Multicultural Innovation and Diverse Networks
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Sam Baroody

Director of Global Engagement
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Learn How to Apply

As a member of AAAIS, applications submitted by our posted deadlines will receive admissions decisions on April 4, 2020. We continue to accept late applications and will process decisions on a rolling admissions timeline after April 4, 2020.

Mount Vernon utilizes Ravenna, a paperless admission system that provides a simplified, centralized, and complete application experience for families.

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  • PRESCHOOL APPLICATIONS

    Age Two – PK5

    1. Create a Ravenna Account

    2. Submit an application through Ravenna (includes a nonrefundable $100 fee)

    – Applicants to PK3, PK4, and PK5 complete steps 3 and 4 

    3. Request the Teacher Evaluation Form through Ravenna (if your child is not currently enrolled in a school, we ask that your child’s primary caregiver complete the form)

    4. We will contact you to schedule your child’s Admissions Assessment

  • LOWER SCHOOL APPLICATIONS

    Kindergarten – Grade 5

    1. Create a Ravenna Account

    2. Submit an application through Ravenna (includes Shared Applicant Information Form, Parent Questionnaire, and a nonrefundable $100 fee)

    3. Schedule JATP Evaluation

    4. Request Teacher Evaluation Form and School Records through Ravenna

    5. We will contact you to schedule your child’s Admissions Assessment

  • MIDDLE SCHOOL APPLICATIONS

    Grades 6-8

    1. Create a Ravenna Account

    2. Submit an application through Ravenna (includes Shared Applicant Information Form, Parent Questionnaire, Student Questionnaire, and a nonrefundable $100 fee)

    3. Schedule SSAT or ISEE

    4. Request English, Math, and Principal/Counselor Evaluation Forms and School Records through Ravenna

    5. We will contact you to schedule your child’s Admissions Interview

  • UPPER SCHOOL APPLICATIONS

    Grades 9-12

    1. Create a Ravenna Account

    2. Submit an application through Ravenna (includes Shared Applicant Information Form, Parent Questionnaire, Student Questionnaire, and a nonrefundable $100 fee)

    3. Schedule SSAT or ISEE (or submit PSAT or SAT scores)

    4. Request English, Math, and Principal/Counselor Evaluation Forms and School Records through Ravenna

    5. We will contact you to schedule your child’s Admissions Interview

TIMELINE FOR DECISIONS POSTED APRIL 4, 2020:

October 1          Application is open in Ravenna
January 24        Last date to submit Shared Applicant Information Form and nonrefundable $100 fee
February 7         Last date to submit Parent and Student Questionnaire, Teacher Evaluation Form(s), and school records
March 7              Last date for JATP or SSAT testing
April 4                Admissions decisions posted in Ravenna
April 16              Last date for enrollment contracts to be submitted to Mount Vernon

Applications complete after deadlines will be processed on a rolling
admissions basis after the initial decisions are posted on April 4.

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International Admissions

The Mount Vernon School welcomes international students from all parts of the world. Students in our Upper School have come from China, The Democratic Republic of Congo, Germany, Korea, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Turkmenistan, and Ukraine, to name a few.

Learn More

Mount Vernon is a member of the Atlanta Area Association of Independent Schools (AAAIS), and as a member, Mount Vernon adheres to the Principles of Best Practice.

Please review the AAAIS website and familiarize yourself with these principles.
Additional information about AAAIS and its member schools can be found on the website.

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