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The Mount Pleasant Central School District is located in the heart of Westchester County and serves approximately 2,000 students. The district encompasses the hamlets of Hawthorne and Thornwood, as well as portions of Valhalla and Pleasantville. Mount Pleasant Central School District is comprised of four schools: Hawthorne Elementary (K-2), Columbus Elementary (3-5), Westlake Middle School (6-8) and Westlake High School (9-12). The middle and high school share the same campus along with the District Office. We are the home of the Wildcats!

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The mission of the Mount Pleasant Central School District is to educate all children for their future. Read more!

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Our STEM program focuses on critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration and creativity. Students engage in investigations with peers using science and technology.

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Educating Each Student Today for Endless Possibilities Tomorrow

News & Events

Westlake with a 46-14 win over Dobbs Ferry for the Class C Section 1 Football Championship.
Next stop: Disney! Huge congratulations to our Westlake Cheerleaders!
Coach Sean Mayer Records 200th Career Win

History was made tonight in Westlake as Coach Sean Mayer recorded his 200th career win! The Wildcats put an exclamation point on the event with a decisive 65-38 win over Rye Neck for their beloved coach. Senior Allie Castellone had 21 and freshman Brooke Pfeiffer added 15 to the outstanding team effort. Huge congratulations Coach Mayer and the Westlake Wildcats who improve their record to 8-1 on the season.

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