Mount Pleasant High School

Mount Pleasant High School serves 959 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the DE average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
Mount Pleasant High School operates within the Brandywine School District.
The school district's 83% graduation rate is higher than the DE state average of 73%.

Overview

The student population of 959 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 959 students
Mount Pleasant High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Mount Pleasant High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Mount Pleasant High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Mount Pleasant High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
3%
3%
Mount Pleasant High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
5%
14%
Mount Pleasant High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
45%
32%
Mount Pleasant High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
47%
48%
Mount Pleasant High School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Mount Pleasant High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown DE 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.
0.58 0.51
Mount Pleasant High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
39%
47%
Mount Pleasant High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
4%
5%
Mount Pleasant High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,850 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,029 is higher than the state average of $11,002. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
The district spending/student of $18,424 is higher than the state average of $12,421. The district spending/student has grown by 36% over four years.
School District Name Brandywine School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
1
Number of Students Managed 11,850 970
Brandywine   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 83% 73%
Brandywine   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $154 MM $13 MM
Brandywine   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $188 MM $15 MM
Brandywine   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,029 $11,002
Brandywine   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,424 $12,421
Brandywine   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Brandywine High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dupont (pierre S.) Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mount Pleasant Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WilmingtonMount Pleasant Elementary School
    500 Duncan Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19809
    (302)762-7120
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 821 students                      
  • WilmingtonCarrcroft Elementary School
    503 Crest Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19803
    (302)762-7165
    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 492 students                      
  • WilmingtonHarlan (david W. ) Elementary School
    3601 Jefferson St
    WilmingtonDE 19802
    (302)762-7156
    1.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 379 students                      
  • WilmingtonDupont (pierre S.) Middle School
    701 West 34th St
    WilmingtonDE 19802
    (302)762-7146
    1.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 951 students                      
  • WilmingtonEast Side Charter School
    Charter School
    1 Negative Reviews
    3000 North Claymont St
    WilmingtonDE 19802
    (302)762-5834
    Charter School

    1.7 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 392 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended July 03, 2013 - Mt. Pleasant is one of the best schools that my child has been in , they are very resourceful , caring, and the staff enjoy going to work , my child and i speak very highly of Mt.Pleasant. This school will be recommended to other people that lives in the area. Mt.Pleasant we thank you from the bottom of our hearts for all of yalls hard work that was put in to helping my child. - Posted by Parent

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