Welcome to the 2014-15 school year at Dan Emmett Elementary School. We are looking forward to the beginning of a new school year and hope to make this year successful, rewarding and enjoyable.
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Dan Emmett Elementary School was built in 1950. It was named for Daniel Decatur Emmett (the author of Dixie) who was born in Mount Vernon. The south wing of Dan Emmett School was added to the building in 1988.
Many renovations have been completed over the years. A new fire alarm system, bell system, public address system and ceiling lights have all been updated. The building has been wired for technology improvements. All classrooms have Dell computers that use a wide variety of software and can connect students and staff with the internet.
The building houses students in grades kindergarten through fifth. Dan Emmett School enrolls approximately 310 students, with 50 staff.
Vision statement: All children will be successful.
Mission statement: Students will engage in learning activities suited to their needs, interests, and abilities.
School Colors: Orange and Black