Our mission

Challenging all students to seek a brighter future.

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Our vision

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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Our Schools

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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

District #80 Parents & Guardians:

*Dr. Nick Osborne Primary Center, JL Buford School, and Zadok Casey Middle School will have a change in learning options starting February 22, 2021. Student choices will be:

  1. Attend school Monday through Thursday in person and full remote on Friday.

  2. Full Remote Learning Monday through Friday.

  • Parents & Guardians with students currently in Hybrid A/B In Person Learning WILL NOT have to contact the school if they want their student to convert to 4 Day Per Week In Person Learning. Student currently in Hybrid A/B In Person Learning will automatically be converted to 4 Day Per Week In Person Learning.

  • Parents & Guardians with students in Full Remote Learning Will NOT have to contact the school if they want their student to stay in Full Remote Learning.

  • Parents & Guardians WILL NEED to contact the school Feb 2-8, 2021, to change their student status from Full Remote Learning to 4 Day Per Week In Person Learning.

  • Parents & Guardians WILL NEED to contact the school Feb 2-8, 2021, to change their student status from In Person Learning to Full Remote Learning.

  • Students attending in person will have an additional safety measure in the classroom.

  • Students will be able to social distance and/or have a clear barrier between them.


Monday through Thursday 4 Day Per Week School Schedules Will Remain:

  • Casey MS – 8:30am-1:15pm

  • JL Buford – 8:15am-1:00pm

  • Primary Center – 8:15am-1:00pm

Tentative Reopening Plan

updated 9-25-2020

Tentative Plan Update 9-25-2020.pdf
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Information for Remote Learning - Getting Started with Google Classroom and Skyward Resources

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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.

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

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

2020 11 06 STAY HOME IF YOU HAVE ONE OR MORE.pdf

Parent Script When Contacting School

Parent script for calling a student off school.pdf

HOW TO HELP YOUR CHILD ADAPT TO WEARING A MASK


Wearing-a-Mask-Tips.pdf
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When you shop Amazon and choose smile.amazon.com/ch/37-1290383, AmazonSmile donates to Mount Vernon City Schools Foundation.

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