Mount Pleasant Elementary School

  • Mount Pleasant Elementary School serves 721 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Mount Pleasant Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Mount Pleasant Elementary School's student population of 721 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students721 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mount Pleasant Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 205 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Mount Pleasant Elementary School is 0.67, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank#106 out of 205 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
8%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
18%
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Black
38%
30%
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White
42%
44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.670.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
5%
This chart display 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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrandywine School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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