• Middle School Program Referral Process 


    Mt. Vernon at a Glance

    Below are one page documents that give a brief overview of Mt. Vernon Middle.

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    Student Profile

    Students referred to Mt. Vernon are generally not finding academic success at their base schools.  They may also be disorganized, distracted, and have difficulties during unstructured times/areas at their base schools.  Students who benefit from Mt. Vernon have demonstrated a history of building positive relationships with teachers in their schools and have a desire to improve their circumstances.  Our middle school program emphasizes strengthening basic academic skills.  Academic remediation is available for students in the areas of Math and Reading. 


    Referring Schools

    Students must be referred by their base WCPSS Middle School.



    Base school counselors and/or social workers must complete all portions of the application through OASIS.   

    Directions for completing the online application

    Directions for completing Teacher Recommendations

    If you have questions, please contact Ms. Brown, School Counselor, at 919-233-4313 ext 27073 or tbrown3@wcpss.net.


    Intake Sessions

    Once a referral is received, the Mt. Vernon intake committee will meet to discuss the referral and determine acceptance.  The dates for intake hearings can be found at the link below.  Our current acceptance rate is approximately 90%.  

    Mt. Vernon Intake and Orientation Dates


    Orientation Sessions

    If accepted, students will be scheduled for an orientation session.  Students and their parent(s)/guardian(s) are required to attend the orientation session before the student's first day of school.  Once enrolled, students will attend Mt. Vernon for the remainder of the current school year.