Mount Pleasant High School
 Date updated - Winter 2017
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District: Brandywine School District Telephone: (302) 762-7125
Address: 5201 Washington Street Extension, Wilmington DE 19809 Web: Mount Pleasant High School Page
Principal: Heather Austin
School Demographics
Fall Enrollment

Grade 9288293
Grade 10263266
Grade 11236241
Grade 12286224

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School Promotion by Grade

Grade 986.8%
Grade 1092.4%
Grade 1194.9%
Grade 1294.1%

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Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

African American45.4%45.5%
American Indian0.2% 

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Other Student Characteristics

English Language Learner1.9%2.1%
Low Income28.5%25.5%
Special Education13.3%14.5%
Enrolled for Full Year100.0%N/A

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Recently Arrived ELL Students

Number of Students Not Tested on ELA Assessment4

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Class Size (Percentage by Range) (2017-18)
* Elementary and special schools provide their own class size data

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School Finances

District Expenditure per Pupil (2015-16)


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District Sources of Revenue (2015-16)

Percent District Allocation of Current Expenses by Category (2015-16)

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Exemplary Programs
Mount Pleasant High School offers many programs, activities, and clubs to our students and families. Here are a few highlights of our exemplary programs.

International Baccalaureate Programme – Middle Years and Diploma are offered as part of advanced courses in the International Baccalaureate Organization ( Students complete various course requirements and international assessments to receive an international diploma or courses certificate upon graduation from the programme. We offer a variety of AP and Honors courses including: AVID, Business Technology, Childhood Development, Foods, STEM, Communications and Engineering Technology, Visual and Performing Arts, Jobs for Delaware Graduates, JROTC, and Radio Station.

Brandywine Specialized Autism Program and Independent Learning Program, programming is individualized based on student’s needs in the least restrictive environment.

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Curriculum Highlights
Mount Pleasant High School is a comprehensive high school located in the northern suburbs of Wilmington, Delaware. Mount Pleasant, is the Home of the Green Knights. We have high expectations for all students and staff. We believe Mount PRIDE sets the tone for our school community. Performance, Respect, Integrity, Determination, Excellence. Whether a student is looking for a future in college, in a trade school, in the military or in the world of work, we provide opportunities for students to achieve their goals and dreams. We offer a wide range of course offerings from College Prep, to Honors, to AP and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme . Each curriculum area has award winning teachers and students. We encourage every student to develop their own unique area of excellence in pursuing their Mount Pleasant High School Diploma. For more information visit us on

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