Mount Pleasant school information

IndexMount PleasantIowaNational
Average Test Scores75%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools51,10179,221
Total private schools120824,874
Total post-secondary schools1967,963
The Mount Pleasant, IA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Mount Pleasant public schools have average test scores of 75% which is 3% lower than than the Iowa average and 52% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mount Pleasant public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.5% have completed high school, 18.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mount Pleasant are 52% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Mount Pleasant.
  • 82.6% of people in Mount Pleasant have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.5% of people in Mount Pleasant have completed high school.
  • 18.6% of people in Mount Pleasant have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mount Pleasant

IndexMount PleasantIowaNational
Completed 8th grade82.6%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school81.5%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college52.2%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.0%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.6%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters4.4%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Mount Pleasant, IA 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.