Mount Pleasant High School



Mount Pleasant High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mount Pleasant High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 318
10 270
11 161
12 210

Mount Pleasant High School is a public high school of the Brandywine School District located in Wilmington, DE. It has 959 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mount Pleasant High School is the 21st largest public high school in Delaware and the 6,110th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.3 to 1.

Total Students: 959
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 72

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Mount Pleasant High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 488
(51%)
1,619
(51%)
 Male 471
(49%)
1,546
(49%)

Mount Pleasant High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 445
(46%)
1,625
(51%)
 Black 425
(44%)
1,230
(39%)
 Hispanic 49
(5%)
122
(4%)
 Asian 36
(4%)
151
(5%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
32
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Mount Pleasant High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 533
(56%)
1,902
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 381
(40%)
1,101
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(5%)
162
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mount Pleasant High School is ranked 20th out of 0 ranked schools in Delaware, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mount Pleasant High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 45.3%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 988
2006 959
2007 959
2008 908
2009 836
2010 867
2011 929
2012 959

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 14.5
2007 13.9
2008 13.2
2009 13
2010 13.8
2011 13.5
2012 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3663967611336
2006 0.33993743482795
2007 0.33993743482795
2008 0.38766519823789
2009 0.41387559808612
2010 0.44405997693195
2011 0.42949407965554
2012 0.44421272158498

Compare Mount Pleasant High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,201.0% 12.0:1
 
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.4%
 
State Average 45.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Mount Pleasant High School
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Public 09 - 12 959 13.3:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent 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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