Mount Pleasant Elementary School

Tel: (973)669-5480
  • Mount Pleasant Elementary School serves 394 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Mount Pleasant Elementary School operates within the West Orange School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 394 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 394 students
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Total Students (1999-2015)
Gender % Mount Pleasant Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Total Teachers (1999-2015)
Students by Grade Mount Pleasant Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2015)
Asian
11%
10%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Asian Students (1999-2015)
Hispanic
24%
25%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
34%
16%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Black Students (1999-2015)
White
26%
48%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School White Students (1999-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
1%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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 0.68
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Diversity Score (1999-2015)
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.
20%
31%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2015)
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.
4%
5%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • West Orange School District's student population of 6,731 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $22,549 is higher than the state average of $21,422. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $22,508 is higher than the state average of $21,053. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name West Orange School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed 6,731 954
West Orange School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $155 MM $20 MM
West Orange School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $155 MM $20 MM
West Orange School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $22,549 $21,422
West Orange School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $22,508 $21,053
West Orange School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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