About MPCS

6000 Radecke Avenue   Baltimore, Maryland 21206

Mount Pleasant Christian School (MPCS) is a Kindergarten 3(K3) through 5 th grade private school
sponsored by the Mount Pleasant Church and Ministries. Its mission is to craft a spiritually dynamic
learning community that “trains up [students] in the way that [they] should go” and that prepares students
to excel in diverse academically rigorous environments.

Curriculum and Instruction
A Beka Book, the core curriculum, emphasizes a Biblical worldview and integrates Scripture throughout
all content areas. A Beka Book is taught across all grades.
The Kindergarten 3(K3) Program includes A Beka Book, Montessori activities, and movement education.
Additional K3 curricular elements that embrace the God given curiosity and developmental needs of the
young child will include Chapel, technology, and music.
Kindergarten 4(K4) through 5 th grade core subjects include Bible, reading, language, spelling, poetry,
literature, history, geography, science, and arithmetic. Complementary learning opportunities include
technology, music, art, physical education, and library. Private voice and instrumental music lessons may
also be offered.
At the upper elementary level, preadolescents are also trained to honor themselves and the Word of God
and to question their own worldview and their personal faith in Jesus Christ and to engage in a
community service project.

Chapel service occurs weekly with students, faculty, staff, and invited guests.

Assessment of Student Learning
Grading Scale: Grades K3 – K5
1 = Exceeds Expectations 2 = Meets Expectations 3 = Below Expectations 4 = Not Evidenced
Grading Scale: Grades 1 – 5
A (93 – 100) = Outstanding Achievement
B (85 – 92) = Above Average Achievement
C (75 – 84) = Average Achievement
D (65 – 74) = Below Average Achievement
U (64 and Below) = Unsatisfactory Achievement
Grading Scale: Special Subjects (Art, Music, Physical Education, Technology)
O = Outstanding Achievement and Behavior
S = Satisfactory Achievement and Behavior
U = Unsatisfactory Achievement and Behavior

Report Cards
Report cards are distributed quarterly. At the end of the first, second, and third marking periods,
individual parent conferences are conducted and report cards are distributed during the conference. The
final report card is distributed one day after the last day of school. Promotion and end –of-the year
awards are based upon the year’s average.