PROFICIENCY 40% 5% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%East Side Union High
45%San Jose

Mt. Pleasant High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "East Side Union High" in San Jose, CA. There are a total of 1,452 students and 67 teachers at Mt. Pleasant High, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 690 free lunch students and 187 reduced lunch students.

Mt. Pleasant High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 40.0%, which is 5% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch690
Reduced lunch187


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment406
Taking some courses313
Taking some courses (not tests)89
Passing some courses199
Passing no courses109

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Mt. Pleasant High, there are a total of 406 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 313 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School22%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School58%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Mt. Pleasant High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 4.6% 7.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 3.0% 3.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 19.3% 40.4% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 71.4% 46.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.1% 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.3% 1.7% 3.1% 3.1%

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San Jose demographics profile

StatisticSan JoseCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)5,68623291
Median age36.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%52%55%
Speak English43%56%79%
Speak Spanish23%29%13%

Education level achieved in San Jose

IndexSan JoseCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade82.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school80.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college65.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors40.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters15.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.6%1.3%
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