Mount Pleasant High School
 Date updated - Spring 2016
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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
AYP: Not Met
School Demographics
Fall Enrollment

2014-152015-16
Grade 9311293
Grade 10300260
Grade 11257262
Grade 12252293
Total1,1201,108


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School Promotion by Grade

2014-15
Grade 985.2%
Grade 1094.3%
Grade 1197.7%
Grade 1293.7%


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Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

2014-152015-16
African American43.9%43.4%
American Indian0.2%0.2%
Asian4.5%4.2%
Hispanic/Latino4.8%6.0%
White45.6%45.1%
Multi-Racial1.0%1.1%


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Other Student Characteristics

2014-152015-16
English Language Learner1.7%2.1%
Low Income25.1%25.3%
Special Education11.3%12.3%
Enrolled for Full Year96.2%N/A


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Recently Arrived ELL Students

2014-15
Number of Students Not Tested on ELA Assessment2


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Class Size (Percentage by Range) (2015-16)
* Elementary and special schools provide their own class size data

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School Finances


District Expenditure per Pupil (2014-15)

$14,961

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District Sources of Revenue (2014-15)

Percent District Allocation of Current Expenses by Category (2014-15)




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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 (www.ibo.org). 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, SITE, 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 http://www.brandywineschools.org/Domain/1269

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