Mount Pleasant Elementary School

Tel: (973)669-5480
Grades: KG-5

416 students

Mount Pleasant Elementary School serves 416 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Mount Pleasant Elementary School operates within the West Orange School District.

Overview

The student population of 416 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 416 students
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Total Students (1998-2013)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Students by Grade Mount Pleasant Elementary School 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 0.76 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 12:1
Asian
16%
9%
Hispanic
19%
23%
Black
33%
17%
White
27%
51%
All Ethnic Groups Mount Pleasant Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Mount Pleasant Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.41
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.
19%
29%
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.
1%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,792 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name West Orange School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed 6,792 983
West Orange School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $139 MM $20 MM
West Orange School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $136 MM $19 MM
West Orange School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $21,504 $20,414
West Orange School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $21,005 $19,395
West Orange School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Mt Pleasant Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • West OrangeLiberty Middle School
    1 Kelly Dr
    West OrangeNJ 07052
    (973)243-8650
    0.4 mi | 551 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • LivingstonMt Pleasant Middle School
    11 Broadlawn Dr
    LivingstonNJ 07039
    (973)535-8000
    1.4 mi | 475 students | Gr. 6                      
  • LivingstonMt Pleasant Elementary School
    11 Broadlawn Dr
    LivingstonNJ 07039
    (973)535-8000
    1.4 mi | 422 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • W OrangePleasantdale Elementary School
    555 Pleasant Valley Way
    W OrangeNJ 07052
    (973)669-5452
    1.4 mi | 424 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • W OrangeSt Cloud Elementary School
    71 Sheridan Ave
    W OrangeNJ 07052
    (973)669-5393
    1.5 mi | 386 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Essex County, NJ public schools have a 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. of 0.34, which is lower than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school district in Essex County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.