Mount Pleasant Elementary School

Tel: (973)669-5480
Grades KG-5
414 students
Mount Pleasant Elementary School serves 414 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Mount Pleasant Elementary School operates within the West Orange School District.

School Overview

The student population of 414 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 414 students
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Total Students (1998-2014)
Gender % Mount Pleasant Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Total Teachers (1998-2014)
Students by Grade Mount Pleasant Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.76 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2014)
Asian
15%
9%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Asian Students (1998-2014)
Hispanic
23%
24%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
31%
16%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Black Students (1998-2014)
White
28%
49%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School White Students (1998-2014)
Two or more races
3%
1%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Mount Pleasant Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.76 0.42
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Diversity Score (1998-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
15%
32%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
5%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,869 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $21,485 is higher than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $21,062 is higher than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name West Orange School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed 6,869 918
West Orange School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $144 MM $20 MM
West Orange School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $141 MM $20 MM
West Orange School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $21,485 $19,116
West Orange School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $21,062 $19,190
West Orange School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is West Orange High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Liberty Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mount Pleasant Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West OrangeLiberty Middle School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 503 students1 Kelly Dr
    West OrangeNJ 07052
    (973)243-8650
    0.47-8503
  • LivingstonMount Pleasant Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 422 students11 Broadlawn Dr
    LivingstonNJ 07039
    (973)535-8000
    1.4KG-5422
  • LivingstonMount Pleasant Middle School
    1.4 miles | Grades: 6 | 475 students11 Broadlawn Dr
    LivingstonNJ 07039
    (973)535-8000
    1.46475
  • West OrangePleasantdale Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 492 students555 Pleasant Valley Way
    West OrangeNJ 07052
    (973)669-5452
    1.4PK-5492
  • West OrangeSt. Cloud Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 394 students71 Sheridan Ave
    West OrangeNJ 07052
    (973)669-5393
    1.5KG-5394

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