Accountability rating

B

Mount Pleasant ISD: B

Total students

757

Avg. teacher experience

11.4 years

Mount Pleasant ISD: 11.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Mount Pleasant ISD: 96.4%

Statewide: 90%

Mount Pleasant Junior High is a middle school or junior high school in Mount Pleasant, TX, in the Mount Pleasant ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 757 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 74.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 42.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $44,589, which is $9,533 less than the state average.

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Contact information

Address

P O Box 1117
Mount Pleasant, TX 75456-1117

Office phone number

(903) 575-2110

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Mount Pleasant Junior High are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 08. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.0 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 08.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

757

African American

89 (11.8%)

Mount Pleasant ISD: 11.4%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Mount Pleasant ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

6 (0.8%)

Mount Pleasant ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

524 (69.2%)

Mount Pleasant ISD: 69.3%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Mount Pleasant ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

126 (16.6%)

Mount Pleasant ISD: 16.5%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

12 (1.6%)

Mount Pleasant ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

11.8%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.8%

Hispanic

69.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

16.6%

Two or more races

1.6%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

74.1 %

Mount Pleasant ISD: 72.5%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

72.4 %

Mount Pleasant ISD: 78.8%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

45.8 %

Mount Pleasant ISD: 43.8%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

74.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

72.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

45.8%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

42.3 %

Mount Pleasant ISD: 47.5%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Mount Pleasant ISD: 26.3%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

11.1 %

Mount Pleasant ISD: 7.2%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

9.5 %

Mount Pleasant ISD: 11.2%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

42.3%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

11.1%

Special education

9.5%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

B

Mount Pleasant ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Mount Pleasant ISD: B

School progress

B

Mount Pleasant ISD: A

Closing the gaps

B

Mount Pleasant ISD: B

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

56.5

African American

6.3 (11.2%)

Mount Pleasant ISD: 8.9%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Mount Pleasant ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Mount Pleasant ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

12.1 (21.4%)

Mount Pleasant ISD: 22.4%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Mount Pleasant ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

38.1 (67.4%)

Mount Pleasant ISD: 67.6%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Mount Pleasant ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0 (0%)

Mount Pleasant ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

46.4 (82.2%)

Mount Pleasant ISD: 75.1%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

9.7 (17.3%)

Mount Pleasant ISD: 23%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0.3 (0.5%)

Mount Pleasant ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

13.4

Mount Pleasant ISD: 13.3

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

11.4 years

Mount Pleasant ISD: 11.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$44,589

Mount Pleasant ISD: $45,307

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$40,331

Mount Pleasant ISD: $41,038

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$41,085

Mount Pleasant ISD: $41,339

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$43,196

Mount Pleasant ISD: $42,596

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$46,641

Mount Pleasant ISD: $46,752

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$51,035

Mount Pleasant ISD: $52,896

Statewide: $62,039

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