Welcome to Mt. Vernon Elementary!

2161 Potomac Ave Bakersfield 93307 (661) 631-5380

2161 Potomac Ave Bakersfield 93307

(661) 631-5380

School Starts at 8:10 a.m. Everyday!

Please make sure your child is in school no later than 8:05 a.m.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday Dismissal:

Kindergarten @ 12:37 p.m.

Grades 1, 2 & 3 @ 2:10 p.m.

Grades 4, 5 & 6 @ 2:31 p.m.

Every Wednesday is a Bank Day.

Wednesday dismissal times are as follows:

Kindergarten @ 12:05 p.m.  

Grades 1, 2 & 3 @ 1:40 p.m.

Grade. 4, 5 & 6 @ 1:56 p.m.

Welcome Ana Torres, Mt. Vernon’s new Vice Principal!

Ana Torres Robles is Mt. Vernon’s new Vice Principal.  Please join us in welcoming her to our Mt. Vernon family of dedicated educators.  Mrs. Torres is coming to us from College Heights Elementary School.  She has been with the Bakersfield City School District over 10 years as a classroom teacher, academic coach and now Mt. Vernon’s Vice Principal.


Upcoming Events

Feb. 21: ELAC Meeting @ 8:30 AM in Parent Resource Center
Feb. 21: SSC Meeting @ 2:45 PM in Parent Resource Center
Feb. 22: GC @ 3:15 PM in room 43
Feb. 24: Father-Daughter Dance 2 6:00 PM
March 16: Magnet Play Performance @ 7:00 PM


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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.


Check out our Creative and Performing Arts Magnet Program!

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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.