Mount Pleasant Elementary School

8555 North Drive
Mount Pleasant, NC 28124
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Mount Pleasant Elementary School serves 639 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Mount Pleasant Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

School Overview

Mount Pleasant Elementary School's student population of 639 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students639 students
This chart display total students of Mount Pleasant Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Mount Pleasant Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Mount Pleasant Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Mount Pleasant Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Mount Pleasant Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,561 schools in North Carolina (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 0.22, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#686 out of 2561 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Mount Pleasant Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
48%
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 North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
47%
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 North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Mount Pleasant Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Mount Pleasant Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Asian
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Mount Pleasant Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mount Pleasant Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
3%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mount Pleasant Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
88%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mount Pleasant Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display 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 North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This 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 NC.
Diversity Score
0.220.68
This chart display the diversity score of Mount Pleasant Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
52%
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 North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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 North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCabarrus County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mount Pleasant Elementary School is Mount Pleasant High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Mount Pleasant Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mount Pleasant Mount Pleasant Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 649 students
    0.3 miles
    8325 Hwy 49 N
    Mount Pleasant, NC 28124
    (704) 436-9302
    0.3 6-8 649
  • Mount Pleasant Mount Pleasant High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 893 students
    2.5 miles
    700 Walker Road
    Mount Pleasant, NC 28124
    (704) 436-9321
    2.5 9-12 893
  • Concord Concord Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 905 students
    6.5 miles
    1500 Gold Rush Drive
    Concord, NC 28025
    (704) 786-4121
    6.5 6-8 905
  • Concord W M Irvin Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 773 students
    6.6 miles
    1400 Gold Rush Drive
    Concord, NC 28025
    (704) 782-8864
    6.6 PK-5 773
  • Concord A T Allen Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 880 students
    7.0 miles
    3939 Abilene Rd
    Concord, NC 28025
    (704) 788-2182
    7 K-5 880

School Reviews

Review Mount Pleasant Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world on its head. The effects of the global pandemic will be felt for years to come, though maybe more so in certain populations. Here’s what you need to know about the current state of special education in the United States.
As more schools return to in-person learning, teachers and parents find themselves dealing with the trauma and stress created by the pandemic.
After more than a year of remote learning, schools are finally returning to in-person instruction but how has the pandemic changed the face of public education and what will it look like moving forward?