Mount Pleasant Elementary School

Grades: KG-5

424 students

Mount Pleasant Elementary School serves 424 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% 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.

Overview

The student population of 424 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 424 students
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Total Students (1998-2013)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Total Teachers (1998-2013)
Students by Grade Mount Pleasant Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.75 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 13:1 12:1
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2013)
Asian
15%
9%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Asian Students (1998-2013)
Hispanic
23%
24%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Black Students (1998-2013)
Black
33%
17%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Black Students (1998-2013)
White
26%
49%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School White Students (1998-2013)
Two or more races
3%
1%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.75 0.42
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Diversity Score (1998-2013)
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.
18%
31%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2013)
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.
3%
6%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,836 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $21,504 is higher than the state average of $20,414. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
The district spending/student of $21,005 is higher than the state average of $19,395. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name West Orange School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed 6,836 922
West Orange School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $139 MM $20 MM
West Orange School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $136 MM $19 MM
West Orange School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $21,504 $20,414
West Orange School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $21,005 $19,395
West Orange School District 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 Mount Pleasant Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West OrangeLiberty Middle School
    1 Kelly Dr
    West OrangeNJ 07052
    (973)243-8650
    0.4 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 507 students                      
  • LivingstonMount Pleasant Elementary School
    11 Broadlawn Dr
    LivingstonNJ 07039
    (973)535-8000
    1.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 426 students                      
  • LivingstonMount Pleasant Middle School
    11 Broadlawn Dr
    LivingstonNJ 07039
    (973)535-8000
    1.4 mi | Gr. 6 | 422 students                      
  • West OrangePleasantdale Elementary School
    555 Pleasant Valley Way
    West OrangeNJ 07052
    (973)669-5452
    1.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 468 students                      
  • West OrangeSt. Cloud Elementary School
    71 Sheridan Ave
    West OrangeNJ 07052
    (973)669-5393
    1.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 377 students                      

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