Mount Pleasant Elementary School



Mount Pleasant Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mount Pleasant Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 125
1 159
2 178
3 179
4 87
5 93
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mount Pleasant Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Wilmington, DE in the Brandywine School District. It enrolls 821 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mount Pleasant Elementary School is the 7th largest public school in Delaware and the 3,595th largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 821
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 57

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Mount Pleasant Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 415
(51%)
3,709
(48%)
 Male 406
(49%)
3,977
(52%)

Mount Pleasant Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 382
(47%)
3,832
(50%)
 Black 328
(40%)
2,736
(36%)
 Asian 46
(6%)
487
(6%)
 Hispanic 33
(4%)
433
(6%)
 Two or More 29
(4%)
125
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
70
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Mount Pleasant Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 454
(55%)
4,107
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 333
(41%)
3,246
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(4%)
333
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 123 ranked schools in Delaware, Mount Pleasant Elementary School is ranked 28th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mount Pleasant Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 54.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Mount Pleasant Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 488
2006 542
2007 641
2008 596
2009 742
2010 813
2011 805
2012 821

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 14.2
2007 16
2008 15.9
2009 15.7
2010 14.5
2011 13.6
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38524590163934
2006 0.39667896678967
2007 0.33541341653666
2008 0.40268456375839
2009 0.42452830188679
2010 0.45510455104551
2011 0.44844720496894
2012 0.44701583434836

Compare Mount Pleasant Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.7%
 
State Average 54.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 821 14.4:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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