Mount Pleasant school information

IndexMount PleasantSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores69%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:116:116:1
Total public schools293279,221
Total private schools936924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Mount Pleasant, SC educational system consists of 2 public schools, 9 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Mount Pleasant public schools have average test scores of 69% which is 49% higher than than the South Carolina average and 41% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mount Pleasant public schools is 20:1, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 96.7% have completed high school, 59.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mount Pleasant are 41% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Mount Pleasant.
  • 96.9% of people in Mount Pleasant have completed 8th grade.
  • 96.7% of people in Mount Pleasant have completed high school.
  • 59.3% of people in Mount Pleasant have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mount Pleasant

IndexMount PleasantSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade96.9%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school96.7%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college84.5%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree66.5%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors59.3%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters20.9%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.2%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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Sullivan's Island, SC2,04967%35%
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Source: The Mount Pleasant, SC 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.