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
9 293
10 260
11 262
12 293

Mount Pleasant High School is a public high school of the Brandywine School District located in Wilmington, DE. It has 1,108 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mount Pleasant High School is the 16th largest public high school in Delaware and the 5,309th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,108
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 76

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Mount Pleasant High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 570
(51%)
1,550
(51%)
 Male 538
(49%)
1,508
(49%)

Mount Pleasant High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 500
(45%)
1,495
(49%)
 Black 481
(43%)
1,196
(39%)
 Hispanic 67
(6%)
153
(5%)
 Asian 46
(4%)
164
(5%)
 Two or More 12
(1%)
44
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Mount Pleasant High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 828
(75%)
2,318
(76%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 280
(25%)
740
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mount Pleasant High School is ranked 18th out of 55 ranked schools in Delaware, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mount Pleasant High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 27.0%. 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
2013 1032
2014 1120
2015 1108

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
2013 13.6
2014 14.2
2015 14.6

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
2013 0.28391472868217
2014 0.25089285714286
2015 0.25270758122744

Compare Mount Pleasant High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,359.1% 13.6:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.3%
 
State Average 27.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,108 14.6:1  
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