Code of Conduct
The Mount Vernon Board of Education (“Board”) is committed to providing a safe, supportive and orderly school environment where students may receive and district personnel may deliver quality educational services without disruption or interference and creating an atmosphere that demonstrates, undertakes and promotes respect of the diverse cultures and linguistic groups that forms our schools and community.
Responsible behavior by students, teachers, district personnel, parents and other visitors is essential to achieving this goal. These expectations are based on the principles of civility, mutual respect, citizenship, character, tolerance, honesty and integrity. This code provides a legal and procedural framework for supporting a civil safe and positive school climate and guides decisions regarding inappropriate behavior or misconduct.