Mount Pleasant Elementary School

  • Mount Pleasant Elementary School serves 755 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 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 55%.

School Overview

  • Mount Pleasant Elementary School's student population of 755 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students755 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mount Pleasant Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mount Pleasant Elementary School is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall School Rank#113 out of 200 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
44%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
54%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
17%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
Black
40%
30%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
White
42%
45%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mount Pleasant Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score0.660.68
This chart display the diversity score of Mount Pleasant Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Delaware by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display 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 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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