Mount Vernon Elementary School

School Overview


10540 S Morgan St

Chicago, IL 60643

(773) 535-2825

School Website

View map


Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 308

Students Per Teacher: 15

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Mount Vernon Elementary School

I attended this school as a child and to see it failing on so many levels is heart breaking. The staff and faculty are very nice but it gets shadowed by the poor quality of the school overall. I sent my child to this school for Pre-K and the warning signs were obvious early on. The teacher was great ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/23/13

i attend here its nice except for people who act a fool but the staff act nice and its getting better

Posted by a other on 03/05/12

i have attended mt.vernon since kndergarden and i feel that this school is falling apart.There is no stucture in this school. the students are not willing to learn just as much as the teachers are not willing to teach. the prinpcle is weak and so are all the staff members. they need to close this school ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/27/11

My son has attended this school sense he was 3. He is autistic. They are wonderful with him and he's learning a lot.

Posted by a parent on 05/28/08

Mt. Vernon teachers work very hard. Parental support in not what it should be. Most parents are not available for their children. Staff does not always work together. Principal rules the school with an iron fist.

Posted by a teacher on 10/22/05

Mt. Vernon is now turning into a great school. There fine art's programs are great.The school choir can put on a good show. They have programs like music, dance, media library, gym , and computer lab. This school is alright.

Posted by a student on 05/06/05

The school was trying to create an atmosphere of learning, however there is not really enough teachers to handle the extreme behavior problem in the school; therefore the teachers can't teach. The principle is not a leader, but rather a security officer. The school is dangerous for children within ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/02/05

Since my child enrolled 2001 - Special Ed - 3rd grade I was so disappointed - thought the admin office/teacher for this program horrible. I thought the disciplinary problem out of control. However I am now impressed - I am monitoring each November with the Sun Times scoring according to the No Child ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/24/05

Have a question about schools? Ask it at Trulia Voices. See more reviews at

School Profile for Mount Vernon Elementary School

Test scores
Test scores for Mount Vernon Elementary School

ISAT* Test Scores

Grade Level:

Test Year: 2012
Mount Vernon Elementary School
City Of Chicago Sd 299
* In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Homes for sale near Mount Vernon Elementary School

1207 W 108th St 1207 W 108t...
  1 ½ ba
10605 S Lowe Ave 10605 S Low...
  1 ½ ba
10239 S Morgan St 10239 S Mor...
4 br  2 ½ ba
1100 W 104th St 1100 W 104t...
4 br  1 ba
9936 S Lowe Ave 9936 S Lowe...
4 br  2 ba
1042 W 108th St 1042 W 108t...
4 br  1 ba
Nearby Schools
Charts and Data
Chicago schools — Mount Vernon Elementary School is located at 10540 S Morgan St, Chicago IL 60643. 10540 S Morgan St is in the 60643 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for Mount Vernon Elementary School is the City Of Chicago Sd 299. Mount Vernon Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
School information provided by GreatSchools. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
Copyright © 2016 Trulia, Inc. All rights reserved.   |  
Have a question? Visit our Help Center to find the answer