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 (1998-2012)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1998-2012)
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 0.66. 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 (1998-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
16%
9%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Asian (1998-2012)
Hispanic
19%
23%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
33%
17%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Black (1998-2012)
White
27%
51%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School White (1998-2012)
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 0.66
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Diversity Score (1998-2012)
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%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2012)
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%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

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 6,792 919
West Orange School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
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: 2012 (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 Orange Liberty Middle School
    1 Kelly Dr
    West Orange , NJ , 07052
    (973)243-8650
    0.4  mi  |  551  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Livingston Mt Pleasant Middle School
    11 Broadlawn Dr
    Livingston , NJ , 07039
    (973)535-8000
    1.4  mi  |  475  students  |  Gr.  6
  • Livingston Mt Pleasant Elementary School
    11 Broadlawn Dr
    Livingston , NJ , 07039
    (973)535-8000
    1.4  mi  |  422  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • W Orange Pleasantdale Elementary School
    555 Pleasant Valley Way
    W Orange , NJ , 07052
    (973)669-5452
    1.4  mi  |  424  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • W Orange St Cloud Elementary School
    71 Sheridan Ave
    W Orange , NJ , 07052
    (973)669-5393
    1.5  mi  |  386  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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