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We look forward to hearing your story and discovering more about your child, your family, and what you hope to find in your next school home. Families considering admissions for August 2021 are welcome to schedule a phone call, an in-person or virtual meeting, or an in-person or virtual tour. Visits for the 2022-2023 school year will begin in September 2021.

Schedule an Appointment with Admissions

View Tuition

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.

360° Virtual Tour

This 360° interactive tour will guide you through a few highlights of the student experience at Mount Vernon.

Learn How to Apply

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

  • Shared Application Form
  • $100 Nonrefundable Application Fee
  • Parent Questionnaire
  • Student Questionnaire (grades 6-12)
  • Teacher Evaluation Forms (grades PK3-12)
  • School Records (grades 1-12)
  • JATP testing (grades K-5)
  • Admissions Assessment/Interview (grades K-12)

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Admissions Timeline

As a member of the Atlanta Area Association of Independent Schools (AAAIS), Mount Vernon adheres to the common admissions notification dates.

ALL GRADES Timeline for decisions posted April 3, 2021:

October 1                  Application to open in Ravenna
January 25                Last date to submit Shared Application Information form and $100 fee
February 8                 Last date to submit Forms and School Records
March 8                     Last date for JATP testing
April 3                        Admissions Decisions posted in Ravenna
April 15                      Last date for enrollment contracts to be submitted to Mount Vernon

For the 2021-2022 school year, our initial admissions season has passed. At this time there is limited space available in select grades. Prior to applying, please contact Kimberly Exford (Preschool – Grade 5) or De’ire Foxx (Grades 6-12) in Admissions. Applications submitted now for the 2021-2022 school year will be on a rolling admissions timeline.

Applications for the 2022-2023 school year will be available October 1, 2021.

A Family Guide To Discovering Your Child’s Ideal Education Experience

“How do we find the best educational experience for our family?”

All parents want the best for their children. Like you, we know the journey to find the ideal school can be an overwhelming process. This guide aims to make this process easier by creating a conversation about learning, your experiences with schools, and what you hope school could be like.


Meet Your Team

Kirsten Beard

Chief Admissions Officer
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404-252-3448 x2401

Kimberly Exford

Associate Director of Admissions, Lower Campus
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404-252-3448 x2402

De’ire Foxx

Associate Director of Admissions, Upper Campus
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404-252-3448 x2403

Debbie Barclift

Admissions Manager
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404-252-3448 x2400

Elisse Hayes

Interim Director of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Action
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404-252-3448 x2002

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Action

Committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, our trust in each other strengthens our sense of identity, autonomy, and interdependence.

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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