Superintendent's Message


John Henriksen

Welcome to the Mount Pleasant Community School District (MPCSD) and our district website! I hope you find the information on our website both informative and helpful as you explore our school district.

Known as the Crossroads of Southeast Iowa, Mount Pleasant is in the heart of Henry County. Our school district serves a diverse population of approximately 2,000 students grades pre-k through 12. We offer a comprehensive academic program including many college credit and Advanced Placement courses. Our students consistently perform above the state average on college entrance exams, including the American College Testing (ACT) exam.

MPCSD’s greatest strength is the relationship between the district and the families we serve. We are proud to partner with our families to assist in providing an education that helps our students become both college and career ready. Each day our outstanding, dedicated staff works hard to attain the mission of our school district: To Empower Students to Achieve Without Limits.

MPCSD is a welcoming place where children receive a high-quality education! We count it a privilege to serve you and your children. If I can be of assistance to you in your education journey, please do not hesitate to contact me at 319.385.7750

John C. Henriksen, Superintendent
Mount Pleasant Community School District
Mount Pleasant, Iowa

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