Phone: (228) 826-4188
Degrees and Certifications:
Dr. John J. Mundy, Principal
Dr. John J. Mundy is serving his first year as the Principal at Vancleave Upper Elementary School. He served as principal at Vancleave High School for 2 years after serving three years as Assistant Principal. He has been invested in education since 1997. He taught Visual Arts and TV Production before moving to Texas in 1998. As a 4th grade teacher, he was awarded with the Innovative Technology Award. In 2000, he returned to Biloxi to join the staff of Biloxi's newest elementary North Bay where he taught 5th grade for 10 years, then moved to Gorenflo where he taught for 2 more years. While in the classroom, Dr. Mundy continued to work on his education. He achieved a bachelors from Southeastern University in Lakeland, FL, a Master's from William Carey, a Specialist from the University of Southern Mississippi in Administration, and a PhD. from USM in Educational Leadership with a concentration in Research. Dr. Mundy is also a Certified National Board Teacher.
Dr. Mundy works to support the teachers, students, and administration of Vancleave Schools to ensure that all students learn and have an opportunity to be their best. He strives to maintain the district motto, ‘Raising the Standard’.