Mount Pleasant school information

IndexMount PleasantIowaNational
Average Test Scores78%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools51,10379,235
Total private schools120924,875
Total post-secondary schools1967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Mount Pleasant are 14% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Mount Pleasant.
  • 84.3% of people in Mount Pleasant have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.2% of people in Mount Pleasant have completed high school.
  • 21.0% of people in Mount Pleasant have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Mount Pleasant

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  • Harlan Elementary School400 E. Madison St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 253 · Ratio: 15:180
  • Lincoln Elementary School501 S CorkhillGrades: KG - 05Students: 254 · Ratio: 15:185
  • Mount Pleasant High School2104 S. Grand AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 647 · Ratio: 16:184
  • Mount Pleasant Middle School400 E Madison StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 523 · Ratio: 14:170
  • Van Allen Elementary School801 E HenryGrades: PK - 05Students: 299 · Ratio: 13:170
  • Wisdomquest Education Center400 E. Madison StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 29 · Ratio: 15:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Mount Pleasant

IndexMount PleasantIowaNational
Completed 8th grade84.3%88.9%83.8%
Completed high school83.2%87.2%82.4%
Completed some college52.7%58.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree31.5%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors21.0%26.4%29.3%
Completed masters5.2%8.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Mount Pleasant (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Winfield, IA95184%23%
Salem, IA41383%22%
New London, IA1,84478%14%
Danville, IA98976%12%
Wayland, IA1,06276%11%
Mount Pleasant, IA8,68278%14%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bay Minette, AL8,68280%17%
Box Elder, SD8,68370%2%
Old Orchard Beach, ME8,67963%7%
Morrisville, PA8,68986%27%
Evergreen, CO8,69080%18%
Mount Pleasant, IA8,68278%14%
Source: The Mount Pleasant, IA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.