Our mission

Challenging all students to seek a brighter future.

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Always seeking, always learning.

Mount Vernon City Schools District 80

2710 North Street, Mount Vernon, IL 62864

Phone: 618-244-8080 Fax: 618-244-8082

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Parents & Guardians -October 19, 2020 Reopening Information for Students (Kindergarten-8th Grade)

Students will do one of the following beginning October 19, 2020:

1. Attend in person on Monday & Wednesday and remote on Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday.

2. Attend in person on Tuesday & Thursday and remote on Monday, Wednesday, & Friday.

3. Parent selected full remote learning Monday – Friday.

*All students will be required to wear a mask and be free of COVID symptoms to ride the bus and enter the school building. Please scroll down to view the reopening plan and additional information.

Parents/Guardians click here to go to the Skyward Family Portal for In Person Days and Bus Stop Information for their student(s). See below for Skyward instructions.

Click on the following for instructions on how to access the Skyward Family Portal for:

1. Mobile Devices using the Skyward App. (Click Here)

2. Desktop or PC using the Skyward web link. (Click Here)

Contact your student’s school for Skyward login/password information or if you have further questions. The Hybrid A/B reopening plan is listed below. Thank you.

Mobile Device-How to access Skyward Family Portal using the Skyward APP:

1. Go to Skyward App on your phone or mobile device and log in.

2. Click on Desktop and not mobile account.

3. Click the + sign on the left side of the page and then click Portfolio.

4. Click on Schedule & Bus Info Oct 2020.

5. Click on View Report.

6. A report will appear that will display your student’s in person days and bus stops.

PC or Desktop – How to access Skyward Family Portal using Skyward link.


1. Click on the following link to access Skyward Family Portal and log in.


2. Click Portfolio on the left side of the page.


3. Click Schedule & Bus Info Oct 2020 .

4. Click View Report to


5. A report will appear that will display your student’s in person days and bus stops.


Tentative Reopening Plan

updated 9-25-2020

Tentative Plan Update 9-25-2020.pdf

Notice of Location Change for 19 October School Board Meeting

Notice of Location Change for October 19 2020 Board Meeting.pdf
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Information for Remote Learning - Getting Started with Google Classroom and Skyward Resources

2020-2021 School Supply Lists

In addition to the items listed below, please provide your child with a face mask and refillable water bottle.

K-3 Dr. Nick Osborne Primary Center

2020-2021 K-3 Dr. Nick Osborne Prmary Center Supply Lists.pdf

4-5 JL Buford Intermediate Education Center

2021-2021 4-5 JL Buford Intermediate Education Center Supply List.pdf

6-8 Casey Middle School

2020-2021 6-8 Casey Middle School Supply List.pdf

Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) SNAP Benefits

2020 05 Snap Benefits.pdf

Dental Safari

2020 dental safari.pdf

Decision Tree for Symptomatic Individuals in Pre K, K 12 Schools and Day Care Programs

20200910_IDPH_COVID19_Exclusion_Guid.pdf
20200911_IDPH_Spanish_COVID19_Exclus.pdf

Health and Wellness

When to stay home

I NEED TO STAY HOME IF.pdf

HOW TO HELP YOUR CHILD ADAPT TO WEARING A MASK


Wearing-a-Mask-Tips.pdf
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It pays to be a SUBSTITUTE in District 80!

  • Substitute Teacher rate is $115 per day!

  • A one time Longevity Bonus of $200 will be paid to Substitute Teachers and Substitute Aides after a sub has worked for 90 FULL days for the district.

  • Substitute Aide (Paraprofessional) pay rate is $10.45 per hour for the 2019-2020 school year

  • Click here for details and more information or call Kerri @ 244-8080.

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Our Schools

Doctor Andy Hall School Logo

Dr. Andy Hall Early Childhood Center

301 South 17th Street

Mount Vernon, IL 62864

Phone: 618-244-8087 Fax: 618-244-8088

Doctor Nick Osborne School Logo

Dr. Nick Osborne Primary Center

401 North 30th Street

Mount Vernon, IL 62864

Phone: 618-244-8068 Fax: 618-244-8075

J.L. Buford School Logo

J.L. Buford Intermediate Education Center

623 South 34th Street

Mount Vernon, IL 62864

Phone: 618-244-8064 Fax 618-244-8103

Zadok Casey School Logo

Zadok Casey Middle School

1829 Broadway

Mount Vernon, IL 62864

Phone: 618-244-8060 Fax: 618-244-8104

Mount Vernon City Schools Foundation Logo

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Peanut-Tree nut Safe Zone

Peanut Tree nut reminder.pdf

Centro Nacional de Recursos Para la Trata de Personas

1-888-373-7888

121915HumanTraffickingPosterAVOFinalinEnglishandSpanish120715.pdf

Individuals with Disabilities Act Information

Disabilities Act.pdf

Suicide and Depression Awareness and Prevention


Policy for Suicide and Depression Awareness and Prevention.pdf

Prevention and Response to Bullying, Intimidation, and Harassment

Policy for Prevention of and Response to Bullying, Intimidation, and Harassment.pdf

Download our School App

App Launch Materials-page9.pdf

Watch our video resource for more information and instruction.

We have an app - 319071.mov