Mount Pleasant school information

IndexMount PleasantTexasNational
Average Test Scores68%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools137,41879,221
Total private schools21,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools14637,963
The Mount Pleasant, TX educational system consists of 13 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Mount Pleasant public schools have average test scores of 68% which is 6% lower than than the Texas average and 38% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mount Pleasant public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 62.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 59.7% have completed high school, 12.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mount Pleasant are 38% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Mount Pleasant.
  • 62.2% of people in Mount Pleasant have completed 8th grade.
  • 59.7% of people in Mount Pleasant have completed high school.
  • 12.8% of people in Mount Pleasant have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mount Pleasant

IndexMount PleasantTexasNational
Completed 8th grade62.2%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school59.7%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college38.1%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.1%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.8%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters4.4%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%

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Mount Pleasant, TX16,11568%38%
Source: The Mount Pleasant, TX education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.