Mount Pleasant High School

  • Mount Pleasant High School serves 882 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 3% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.

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School Overview

  • Mount Pleasant High School's student population of 882 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students882 students
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mount Pleasant High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mount Pleasant High School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Overall School Rank#284 out of 284 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mount Pleasant High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mount Pleasant High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
69%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mount Pleasant High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
17%
8%
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White
8%
59%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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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 RI.
Diversity Score0.490.59
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Graduation Rate
62%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mount Pleasant High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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 Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameProvidence School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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