Mount Vernon Senior High School

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Mount Vernon Senior High School
Mt. Vernon High School.jpg
700 Harriett St
Mount Vernon, Indiana
United States
Coordinates 37°56′15″N 87°53′13″W / 37.937414°N 87.887032°W / 37.937414; -87.887032Coordinates: 37°56′15″N 87°53′13″W / 37.937414°N 87.887032°W / 37.937414; -87.887032
Type Public high school
Established 1870
School district M. S. D. of Mount Vernon
Principal W. Tom Russell
Faculty 49
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 753 (2013-2014)
Athletics conference Big Eight
Team name Wildcats
Rival North Posey High School
Gym Capacity 3,200

Mount Vernon Senior High School is a public high school in Mount Vernon, Indiana and is part of the M.S.D. of Mount Vernon.


The current campus was completed in 1960 and was expanded in the 1980s. It serves high school students from 4 townships (Black, Lynn, Marrs & Point) in the southern half of Posey County.



Mount Vernon's athletic teams are nicknamed the Wildcats and the school's colors are Maroon and Gray. The Wildcats compete in the Big Eight Conference (Indiana) in the following sports: baseball, boys and girls basketball, cross country, football, golf, boys and girls soccer, softball, boys and girls swimming, boys and girls tennis, track and field, volleyball, and wrestling.

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