Mount Pleasant J High School

  • Mount Pleasant J High School serves 714 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Mount Pleasant J High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Mount Pleasant J High School's student population of 714 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students714 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mount Pleasant J 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mount Pleasant J High School is 0.49, 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#5632 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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4%
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Hispanic
68%
52%
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Black
15%
13%
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White
17%
28%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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2%
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Diversity Score0.490.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 J High School is Mount Pleasant Daep (0.4 miles away)
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