Become a Mount Vernon Family

At Mount Vernon, we believe that relationships are foundational to establishing a love of learning and that when teachers truly know and understand their students’ curiosities and passions, incredible things can happen. Our Admissions Team is eager to connect with you and guide you on a journey of exploring all that Mount Vernon has to offer.

All parents want the best for their children. Like you, we know the journey to find the ideal school can be an overwhelming process. To introduce you to the School’s design thinking approach, we invite you to utilize our Family Guide To Discovering Your Child’s Ideal Education Experience. This guide aims to make your school search process more interactive by inspiring conversations about learning, your experiences with schools, and what you hope school could be like. We look forward to learning your story and sharing Mount Vernon with you.

The Admission Journey

Step 1:


Step 1: Schedule a call.

We Invite you to Schedule a call with Admissions via our online calendar. We look forward to connecting with you and assisting you as you navigate the admissions process.

Step 2:


Step 1: Customize your experience.

We offer a variety of in-person and virtual options to connect with MV and explore the School. You are welcome to view our online virtual tour or schedule a call with admissions. We also invite you to join us for an upcoming admissions event. Register in Ravenna*.

Open House Dates

Preschool Open Houses:
11/3, 12/2, 1/21, 2/23 at 9:15 am

Lower School Open Houses:
10/5, 11/4, 12/14, 1/13 at 9:15 am

Middle School Open Houses:
10/14, 11/16, 12/9, 1/11 at 9:15 am

Upper School Open Houses:
10/21, 11/11, 12/7, 1/20 at 9:00 am

MV Connects: Virtual Series

Maker, Design, Engineering & Arts Programs at MV
11/11 at 7:00 pm

A Day in the Life at MV Lower School
11/30 at 9:00 am

Innovation Diploma at MV
12/2 at 7:00 pm

Athletics at MV
12/6 at 7:00 pm

College Counseling at MV
1/26 at 3:30 pm

*Mount Vernon, like many other schools in the Atlanta area, utilizes Ravenna, a paperless admission system that provides a simplified, centralized, and complete application experience for families. Log into your Ravenna Hub account to register for an in-person or virtual event. If you do not yet have a Ravenna Hub account, click here to create one.

Step 3:


Step 3: Submit you application.


We are currently accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year. Log into your Ravenna Hub account to submit forms and manage your application.

  • Shared Application Form.................................................due by January 25
  • $100 Nonrefundable Application Fee..........................due by January 25
  • Parent Questionnaire....................................................due by January 25
  • Student Questionnaire (rising grades 6 - 12)..............due by February 15
  • Teacher Evaluation Forms (rising PK3 - grade 12)........due by February 15
  • School Records (rising grades 1 - 12)..............................due by February 15
  • JATP testing (rising K -  grade 5).....................................due by March 7
  • Admissions Student Visit Day (rising PK3 - grade 12)...due by March 16

Applications submitted by the posted deadlines will receive admissions decisions on April 2, 2022 in Ravenna. Mount Vernon is a member of the Atlanta Area Association of Independent Schools (AAAIS). As a member of AAAIS, Mount Vernon adheres to the Principles of Best Practice and common admissions notification dates. Please review the AAAIS website to familiarize yourself with these principles and view a list of member schools.

Step 4:


Step 4: Join our Community


Once your enrollment contract has been submitted, you’ll begin to receive information about upcoming new family events and ways to get involved in the Mount Vernon community as you prepare for your student’s first day of school. 

Virtual Tour

New and renovated learning spaces are flexible, interactive, and reflective of research in neuroscience and human development. This 360° interactive tour will guide you through a few highlights of the student experience at Mount Vernon.

Connect with a Parent Ambassador

Would you enjoy connecting with a current Mount Vernon Parent to learn about their experiences at the School? We’d love to connect you! Ask questions, make connections, and learn what they value most about being at MV.

Meet the Team

Kirsten Beard
Chief Admissions Officer
404-252-3448 x2401

Kimberly Exford
Associate Director of Admissions,
Lower Campus
(Preschool – Grade 5)
404-252-3448 x2402

Eric Cheek
Associate Director of Admissions,
Upper Campus
(Grades 6 – 12)
404-252-3448 x2403

Debbie Barclift
Admissions Manager
404-252-3448 x2400

Non-Discrimination Statement:
Students of any race, religion, national and/or ethnic origin, and any other protected class under state or federal law may be admitted.