Mount Pleasant High School

2110 N Edwards Ave
Mount Pleasant, TX 75456
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Mount Pleasant High School serves 1,505 students in grades 9-12.
Mount Pleasant High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Mount Pleasant High School's student population of 1,505 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 120 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,505 students
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Total Classroom Teachers120 teachers
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School Comparison

Mount Pleasant High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (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 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#4221 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
67%
52%
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Black
11%
13%
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White
19%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.510.64
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Graduation Rate
96%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMount Pleasant Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Mount Pleasant High School is Mount Pleasant Daep (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mount Pleasant Mount Pleasant Daep Alternative School
    Grades: 5-12 | 18 students
    0.0 miles
    2110 N Edwards
    Mount Pleasant, TX 75456
    (903) 575-2095
    0 5-12 18
  • Mount Pleasant Mount Pleasant J High School Math: 40% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 714 students
    0.4 miles
    2801 Old Paris Rd
    Mount Pleasant, TX 75456
    (903) 575-2110
    0.4 7-8 714
  • Mount Pleasant Child Development Center
    Grades: PK-K | 465 students
    1.4 miles
    1602 W Ferguson Rd
    Mount Pleasant, TX 75456
    (903) 575-2092
    1.4 PK-K 465
  • Mount Pleasant Vivian Fowler Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 442 students
    1.4 miles
    503 N Otyson
    Mount Pleasant, TX 75456
    (903) 575-2070
    1.4 K-4 442
  • Mount Pleasant Frances Corprew Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 353 students
    2.0 miles
    909 School St
    Mount Pleasant, TX 75456
    (903) 575-2050
    2 K-4 353

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