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.


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

April 3: ELAC Meeting @ 8:30 AM in Parent Resource Center
April 3: SSC Meeting @ 2:45 PM in Parent Resource Center
April 6: Spring Music Concert
April 10 – 17th: Spring Recess
April 18: Booster Meeting @ 3:30 PM in Parent Resource Center
April 21: 2nd Grade to La Brea Tar Pits
April 25: Magic Assemblies – Kick off for Testing (8:30 AM and 9:30 AM)
April 25: Magic Show – Evening Performance @ 6:00 PM
April 26: Leadership Team meeting @ 3:15 PM
April 27: 6th Grade Orientation @ Sierra Middle School – 9:00 AM
April 27: 6th Grade Orientation @ Chipman Jr. High – 9:30 AM
April 28: TK – K to Murray Family Farms
April 28: Parent Café @ 8:30 AM in Parent Resource Center
May 1: TK – 2nd Grade Assessment Window opens from May 1st to May 19th
May 2: O.D. Williams Awards 6:00 PM
May 5: 1st Grade Cinco de Mayo Performance @ 1:15 PM
May 8: ELAC Meeting @ 8:00 AM in Parent Resource Center
May 8: SSC Meeting @ 2:45 PM Parent Resource Center
May 9: Juliet Thorner Awards @ 6:00 PM – Sierra Middle School
May 10: Author’s Fair Day
May 11: Two Hour Late Start
May 12: TK –Kinder Spring Sing @ 9:00 AM in Cafeteria
May 16: Academic Pentathlon 6th grade
May 17: Dr. Fred Haynes Awards 6:00 PM – Sequoia Middle School
May 18: Academic Pentathlon 4th / 5th grade
May 19: TK – 2nd Grade Assessment Window Closes
May 19: Parent Café @ 8:30 AM in Parent Resource Center
May 20: Academic Pentathlon Super Quiz
May 22: Elementary Festival Concert @ 6:00 PM – Rabobank Arena
May 25: Magnet’s Spring Performance
May 26: 6th Grade Field Trip
May 29: Memorial Day – No School
May 30: 6th Grade Dance @ 1:30 PM
May 31: Awards Assemblies:
 8:30 AM TK, K, and 1st Grade
 9:30 AM 2nd – 3rd grade
 1:30 PM 4th – 6th grade
June 1: Awards Assembly for 6th grade @ 9:00 AM
June 1: Minimum Day / Last day of School


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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.