605 Center Street
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Mt. Pleasant Academy serves 610 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Mt. Pleasant Academy placed in the top 5% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Mt. Pleasant Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

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School Overview

Mt. Pleasant Academy's student population of 610 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
610 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Mt. Pleasant Academy is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,149 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mt. Pleasant Academy is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#29 out of 1149 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
6%
34%
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White
88%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 610 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Btm 50%)

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