Mount Pleasant High School

5201 Washington St Extensi,

Wilmington, DE, 19809-2198

Tel: (302)762-7125
Grades: 9-12

929 students

Mount Pleasant High School serves 929 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Mount Pleasant High School operates within the Brandywine School District.

Overview

The student population of 929 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 929 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
15:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
5%
13%
Black
44%
32%
White
46%
49%
Unknown
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe 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. 0.60
0.64
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 37%
43%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
5%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,801 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Brandywine School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
n/a
Number of Students Managed 10,801
n/a
Graduation Rate n/a
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (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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  • 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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