Mount Pleasant High School

2104 S. Grand Avenue
Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Mount Pleasant High School serves 597 students in grades 9-12.
Mount Pleasant High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Mount Pleasant High School's student population of 597 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students597 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

Mount Pleasant High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mount Pleasant High School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#501 out of 1232 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
11%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
77%
76%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.390.41
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMount Pleasant Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mount Pleasant High School is Wisdomquest Education Center (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mount Pleasant Middle School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mount Pleasant Lincoln Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 272 students
    1.4 miles
    501 S Corkhill
    Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
    (319) 385-7765
    1.4 K-5 272
  • Mount Pleasant Van Allen Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 327 students
    1.8 miles
    801 E Henry
    Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
    (319) 385-7771
    1.8 PK-5 327
  • Mount Pleasant Wisdomquest Education Center Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 30 students
    1.8 miles
    400 E Madison St
    Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
    (319) 385-7709
    1.8 9-12 30
  • Mount Pleasant Mount Pleasant Middle School Math: 66% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 426 students
    2.0 miles
    414 N Adams
    Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
    (319) 385-7730
    2 6-8 426
  • Mount Pleasant Harlan Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 248 students
    2.5 miles
    1001 N. Main
    Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
    (319) 385-7762
    2.5 K-5 248

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