Become a Part of the 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:Connect

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 2:Visit

We offer a variety of to connect with us and explore the School. In addition to our open house dates listed below, we also host small group tours by appointment. Log into (or create) your Ravenna account to schedule your visit. You are also welcome to schedule a call with admissions.

Open House Dates for 2023-2024

Preschool - Nov 2, Nov 30, Jan 25

Lower School - Oct 12, Nov 7, Dec 14, Jan 16

Middle School - Oct 17, Nov 9, Dec 5, Jan 11

Upper School - Oct 24, Nov 14, Dec 7, Jan 29

*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.

Step 3:


Step 3: Apply

Applications for the 2024-2025 school year will be available on October 1, 2023.

Log into your Ravenna Hub account to submit forms and manage your application.

  • Shared Applicant Information 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 Grades PK3 - 12).....due by February 15
  • School Records (Rising Grades 1 - 12)..........................due by February 15
  • JATP testing (Rising Grades K - 5)....................................due by March 4
  • Admissions Visit Day (Rising Grades PK3 - 12)

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: Enroll


After you complete the application process, your application will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee. Accepted applicants will receive an enrollment checklist and contract.

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.

View our 2023-2024 Look Book

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

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.