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Mount Pleasant Middle

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Posted August 2, 2013

I find Mt. Pleasent Middle school very satifactory. I would rate it as one of the best School in the district.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 28, 2011

I was told to buy a house in this school district because it was the best. I am giving this school 5 stars because it turned and struggling student into and A student. The class size is small and the teachers were strict but caring. They took the kids on great field trips and exposed them to a wide array of interest. The only thing my little sister complained about and what compelled her to ask to move back to California, was the racism. Some kids were mean and racist but I'll blame the parents for that. Kids learn racism at home then spread it in school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 9, 2010

MPES is an awesome school - the saddest thing is that these students have to report to MPMS for middle school! The light at the end of the tunnel - they get to move on to MPHS. MPMS is a horrible school! The teachers, many homegrown, for the most part, do not care about the students. They are afraid of an inept administration and will not rock the boat to do what is best for the students. The teachers are from a variety of backgrounds - which could be a positive, however these backgrounds taint their ability to handle students with fairness. My children should not know which teachers are athiest - this should not be a point of discussion, however at MPMS, it is. Teachers tend to be racist - they have their views and everyone is expected to follow them. Teachers refuse to step out of the box.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 5, 2009

I read with surprise the review from Aug. 3, 2007 review. I have had nothing but good interactions with the asst. He takes time to get to the bottom of all situations and looks at the whole child. I find he is fair with all the children even when mine is in the wrong. This is probably from someone who's child had to be disciplined or didn't get their way.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 4, 2008

I have (2) children who attend MPMS. One of my children use to attend a different middle school and had so many problems with being bullied. Since he has been at MPMS he has many friends, plays football and his self-esteem has skyrocketed. The football coach is amazing. His teachers are so much more involved with helping and even the women in the front office are very kind. All in all I feel this is an awesome school. I have nothing but positive things to say and I will have a daughter who will be attending here in (2) years and I really am excited about it. That is why we are in the process of purchasing a larger home but it is taking us longer because my children insist on staying in the Mt Pleasant School district. Thank you for all your kindness.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 3, 2007

MPMS has a lot of exceptional qualities, the highest of which is the teaching staff. The teachers number of years of service at the school, as well as their quality and their compassion for the children are very evident. The extra steps that are taken for the children and keeping the parents involved speak volumns about the staff. The principal seems to have a strong compassion for what he does and is very professional. Its a shame the assistant doesn't share those same qualities.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 17, 2007

Mount Pleasant Middle needs to open it's eyes about the meanness of these children. My child has had to deal with stuff that she shouldn't all year!
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 39% in 2013.

212 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 46% in 2013.

212 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
82%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 39% in 2013.

240 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2013.

240 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
73%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

209 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 41% in 2013.

209 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
78%
Science

The state average for Science was 59% in 2013.

209 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
81%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students53%
Female51%
Male55%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities16%
Non-disabled students60%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English54%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant53%
Academically gifted94%

Reading

All Students57%
Female65%
Male50%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic20%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities16%
Non-disabled students64%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English58%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant57%
Academically gifted94%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data for that group is not reported.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students45%
Female37%
Male52%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities-5%
Non-disabled students52%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English45%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant45%
Academically gifted-95%

Reading

All Students47%
Female46%
Male48%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities14%
Non-disabled students53%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English47%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant47%
Academically gifted86%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data for that group is not reported.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students38%
Female41%
Male35%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White39%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities10%
Non-disabled students41%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English38%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant38%
Academically gifted91%

Reading

All Students40%
Female52%
Male28%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White42%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities10%
Non-disabled students44%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English41%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant40%
Academically gifted80%

Science

All Students61%
Female60%
Male62%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities29%
Non-disabled students64%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English61%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%
Academically gifted-95%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data for that group is not reported.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 36% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
-95%

2012

 
 
>95%

2011

 
 
>95%
Biology

The state average for Biology was 46% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a
English II

The state average for English II was 51% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in Algebra I, English II, and Biology. The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Algebra I

All Students-95%
Female-95%
Male-95%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White-95%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged-95%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students-95%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English-95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant-95%
Academically gifted-95%

Biology

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled studentsn/a
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a

English II

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled studentsn/a
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in Algebra I, English II, and Biology. The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data for that group is not reported.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 90% 52%
Hispanic 4% 14%
Black 2% 26%
Two or more races 2% 4%
American Indian 1% 1%
Asian 1% 3%
Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 44%N/A56%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
Assistant principal(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
Nurse(s)
PE instructor(s)
School social worker/counselors(s)
Security personnel
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Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

School facilities
  • Outdoor learning lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
Visual arts
  • Design
  • Drawing / sketching
Music
  • Band
Performing and written arts
  • Drama

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Ms Danah Wilson
Fax number
  • (704) 436-6112

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Security personnel
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Art room
  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria
  • Gym
  • Internet access
  • Library
  • Music room
  • Outdoor learning lab
  • Performance stage
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Track
  • Wrestling
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Softball
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Design
  • Drawing / sketching
Music
  • Band
Performing arts
  • Drama
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needs to be verified by school leaders.

School culture

Parent involvement
  • Join PTO/PTA
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8325 North Carolina 49
Mount Pleasant, NC 28124
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Phone: (704) 436-9302

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