Mount Pleasant High School

  • Mount Pleasant High School serves 1,108 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 42% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Mount Pleasant High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Delaware state average of 54%.

Top Placements

Mount Pleasant High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

  • Mount Pleasant High School's student population of 1,108 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,108 students
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Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mount Pleasant High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 200 schools in Delaware (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mount Pleasant High School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall School Rank
25%
27%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
16%
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Black
43%
31%
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White
46%
46%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mount Pleasant High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score0.600.53
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Graduation Rate
94%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mount Pleasant High 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: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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Mt. Pleasant is one of the best schools that my child has been in , they are very resourceful , caring, and the staff enjoy going to work , my child and i speak very highly of Mt.Pleasant. This school will be recommended to other people that lives in the area. Mt.Pleasant we thank you from the bottom of our hearts for all of yalls hard work that was put in to helping my child.
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