Mount Pleasant High School

  • Mount Pleasant High School serves 1,120 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the DE average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
  • Mount Pleasant High School operates within the Brandywine School District.
  • Brandywine School District's 81% graduation rate is higher than the DE state average of 71%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1120 students has grown by 20% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 79 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,120 students
Mount Pleasant High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Mount Pleasant High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 79 teachers
Mount Pleasant High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Mount Pleasant High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Mount Pleasant High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
5%
4%
Mount Pleasant High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
5%
15%
Mount Pleasant High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
44%
31%
Mount Pleasant High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
46%
47%
Mount Pleasant High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Mount Pleasant High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Mount Pleasant High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown DE 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.
0.60 0.52
Mount Pleasant High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
25%
37%
Mount Pleasant High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
n/a n/a
Mount Pleasant High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Brandywine School District's student population of 10,739 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,669 is higher than the state average of $10,798. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,334 is higher than the state average of $10,466. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four years.
School District Name Brandywine School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
1
Number of Students Managed 10,739 933
Brandywine School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 81% 71%
Brandywine School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $180 MM $10 MM
Brandywine School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $166 MM $10 MM
Brandywine School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,669 $10,798
Brandywine School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,334 $10,466
Brandywine School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WilmingtonMount Pleasant Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 764 students
    0.5 miles
    500 Duncan Road
    WilmingtonDE 19809
    (302)762-7120
    0.5KG-5764
  • WilmingtonCarrcroft Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 501 students
    1.1 miles
    503 Crest Road
    WilmingtonDE 19803
    (302)762-7165
    1.1KG-5501
  • WilmingtonHarlan (david W. ) Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 393 students
    1.4 miles
    3601 Jefferson Street
    WilmingtonDE 19802
    (302)762-7156
    1.4KG-5393
  • WilmingtonDupont (pierre S.) Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 951 students
    1.6 miles
    701 West 34th Street
    WilmingtonDE 19802
    (302)762-7146
    1.66-8951
  • WilmingtonEast Side Charter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 418 students
    1.7 miles
    3000 North Claymont Street
    WilmingtonDE 19802
    (302)762-5834
    1.7KG-8418

School Reviews

5  7/3/2013
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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