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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Attention Parents & Guardians:

To ensure public health and safety surrounding the Thanksgiving Holiday, all District 80 Schools will be full remote learning starting November 30 through December 4, 2020. All District 80 students will resume Hybrid A/B learning on December 7, 2020. During the week of November 30 through December 4, 2020 students will work remotely in the same manner as they did 1st quarter. If you have questions, please contact your child’s teacher or school.

Thank you for your cooperation and support.

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

Dental Safari

2020 dental safari.pdf

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


Health and Wellness

When to stay home


Parent Script When Contacting School

Parent script for calling a student off school.pdf



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

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



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