Mount Pleasant Elementary School

Tel: (973)669-5480
  • Mount Pleasant Elementary School serves 380 students in grades K-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the NJ average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 54%.
  • Mount Pleasant Elementary School operates within the West Orange School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 380 students has declined by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades K-5
Total Students380 students
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Total Students (1998-2016)
Gender %Mount Pleasant Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Total Teachers (1998-2016)
Students by GradeMount 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 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2016)
Asian
10%
10%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Asian Students (1998-2016)
Hispanic
28%
26%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Black Students (1998-2016)
Black
32%
16%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Black Students (1998-2016)
White
25%
46%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School White Students (1998-2016)
Two or more races
5%
2%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsMount Pleasant Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.750.69
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Diversity Score (1998-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
33%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2016)

District Comparison

  • West Orange School District's student population of 6,688 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $21,023 is higher than the state average of $20,569. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $20,609 is less than the state average of $20,942. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District NameWest Orange School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed6,688921
West Orange School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
District Total Revenue$144 MM$19 MM
West Orange School District District Total Revenue (1996-2016)
District Spending$141 MM$19 MM
West Orange School District District Spending (1996-2016)
District Revenue / Student$21,023$20,569
West Orange School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2016)
District Spending / Student$20,609$20,942
West Orange School District District Spending / Student (1995-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Orange Liberty Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 497 students
    0.4 miles
    1 Kelly Drive
    West Orange, NJ 07052
    (973)243-8650
    0.4 7-8 497
  • Livingston Mount Pleasant Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 453 students
    1.4 miles
    11 Broadlawn Dr
    Livingston, NJ 07039
    (973)535-8000
    1.4 K-5 453
  • Livingston Mount Pleasant Middle School
    Grades: 6 | 464 students
    1.4 miles
    11 Broadlawn Dr
    Livingston, NJ 07039
    (973)535-8000
    1.4 6 464
  • West Orange Pleasantdale Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 420 students
    1.4 miles
    555 Pleasant Valley Way
    West Orange, NJ 07052
    (973)669-5452
    1.4 PK-5 420
  • West Orange St. Cloud Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 388 students
    1.5 miles
    71 Sheridan Ave
    West Orange, NJ 07052
    (973)669-5393
    1.5 K-5 388

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