School Information

  • Mt. Vernon Elementary School

    Mount Vernon Elementary - Home of the Unicorns


    4629 13th Avenue North
    St. Petersburg, Florida, 33713



    Pinellas County Schools Administration:
    (727) 588-6000

    Nikishia Dixon

    Student Hours:
    8:45am – 2:55pm, Monday through Friday

    Office Hours:
    7:30am – 4:00pm, Monday through Friday


    About Mt. Vernon Elementary School 

    Mt. Vernon has been providing quality education for scholars for almost 100 years. We are a small Disston Heights neighborhood school in a quiet neighborhood in St. Petersburg. We pride ourselves on having personalized learning opportunities for all students. The administration is present throughout the campus and classrooms, ensuring each child has optimum opportunities for social/academic growth. We encourage all families to get involved in their child’s schooling and provide multiple opportunities to do so.


    Points of Pride

    • Small class sizes
    • Family-oriented school setting
    • 2024 Emerging Teacher of the Year
    • UniMart School Pantry
    • Monthly Family Engagement Opportunities/Family Lunch Day
    • PBIS –School Wide Positive Behavior System
    • PBIS Model School 
    • Tutoring and Enrichment Program
    • House System
    • Free Swimming Lessons
    • On-site Gifted Education Program
    • 5th Grade Safety Patrols Program
    • Student Led Daily News Crew
    • Family Nights
    • Active PTA/SAC Committees
    • PCS Connects 1:1 laptops
    • Rise-Up Soccer Club
    • STEM Club
    • SMILE Club
    • Principal's Multicultural Advisory Committee (PMAC)


    Special Services & Programs

    • Extended Learning Program-Promise Time After School
    • Choir
    • School Garden/Outside Learning Space
    • Great American Teach-in Participant
    • Pack a Snack
    • School-Based Reading Coach and part-time primary reading coach
    • Lunch Pals
    • Mentor Program


    School Mission

    The mission of Mt. Vernon Elementary is to promote the highest student achievement through mutual respect,  responsibility and partnership within a safe learning environment, in order to enable students to achieve their goals and become responsible, productive citizens.



    Download Mt. Vernon Elementary School Brochure (PDF)