Welcome to Mt. Vernon Elementary!

2161 Potomac Ave Bakersfield 93307 (661) 631-5380



The mission of Mt. Vernon is to provide a safe and effective school environment where the study of academics, technology, and fine arts merge to encourage development of intellectual, artistic, and personal excellence.


We maintain that all children can learn, enjoy learning, and become lifelong learners. We believe that collaboration involving parents, staff, students, and community is vital to students’ success.


Upcoming Events

Aug 16: First day of school
Aug. 21: Music in our Schools Assembly @ 10:45 AM for 4th – 6th grade students
Aug. 25: Williams Settlement Visit
Aug. 24: Two Hour Late Start
Aug. 25: 1st Grade Parent Meeting @ 2:30 PM in Parent Resource Room
Aug. 28 – Sept. 1: Safety Week (Fire drill, Lock Down, Earthquake Drill)
Sept. 1: Parent Café @ 8:30 AM in Parent Resource Center
Sept. 4: Labor Day – No School
Sept. 12: Back to School Night @ 6:00 PM
Sept. 14: Two Hour Late Start PD @ 8:00 AM in room 6
Sept. 29: Community Partners in Education



Read Our Newsletter Here!



Check out our Creative and Performing Arts Magnet Program!

Mt Vernon Big View

Mt. Vernon Elementary

2161 Potomac Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93307
Phone 661.631.5380
Fax 661.633.9427

Alfonso Ceja

Vice Principal:
Ana Torres Robles
Nondiscrimination Policy

Bakersfield City School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identifications, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Penal code 422.55, or Government Code 11135, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal and/or the District’s Human Resource Administrator, at 661-631-4663, or at 1300 Baker Street, Bakersfield, California 93305. A copy of BCSD’s Uniform Complaint Procedures and Non-Discrimination policies are available by clicking here and/or upon request.