Mount Pleasant Elementary School

500 Duncan Road
Wilmington, DE 19809
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 718 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Mount Pleasant Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is equal to the Delaware state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 718 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : Bottom 50% in DE
  • : 29% (Top 50%)
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

School Overview

Mount Pleasant Elementary School's student population of 718 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
718 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
57 teachers
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School Rankings

Mount Pleasant Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 201 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Mount Pleasant Elementary School is 0.69, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (DE)
#114 out of 201 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Mount Pleasant Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
29%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mount Pleasant Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
36%
42%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mount Pleasant Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
10-14%
21%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Mount Pleasant Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
19%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Mount Pleasant Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
39%
30%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Mount Pleasant Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
39%
42%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Mount Pleasant Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Mount Pleasant Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mount Pleasant Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Delaware.
0.69
This chart displays the diversity score of Mount Pleasant Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
34%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mount Pleasant Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mount Pleasant Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mount Pleasant Elementary School's ranking?
Mount Pleasant Elementary School is ranked #114 out of 201 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Delaware.
What schools are Mount Pleasant Elementary School often compared to?
Mount Pleasant Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Carrcroft Elementary School, Claymont Elementary School, Hanby Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% DE state average), while 36% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
How many students attend Mount Pleasant Elementary School?
718 students attend Mount Pleasant Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
39% of Mount Pleasant Elementary School students are Black, 39% of students are White, 8% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mount Pleasant Elementary School?
Mount Pleasant Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Mount Pleasant Elementary School offer ?
Mount Pleasant Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Mount Pleasant Elementary School part of?
Mount Pleasant Elementary School is part of Brandywine School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 718 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 29% (Top 50%)
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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