Red Mountain High School

Red Mountain High School serves 3,238 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Red Mountain High School operates within the Mesa Unified School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the AZ state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 3238 students has grown by 30% over five years.
The teacher population of 138 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 3,238 students
Red Mountain High School Total Students (1989-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 138 teachers
Red Mountain High School Total Classroom Teachers (1989-2012)
Students by Grade Red Mountain High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 18:1
Red Mountain High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1989-2012)
American Indian
1%
5%
Red Mountain High School American Indian (1990-2012)
Asian
2%
3%
Red Mountain High School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
16%
43%
Red Mountain High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
3%
5%
Red Mountain High School Black (1990-2012)
White
74%
42%
Red Mountain High School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Red Mountain High School Sch Ethnicity Red Mountain High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.43 0.64
Red Mountain High School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
22%
36%
Red Mountain High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
11%
Red Mountain High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 73,895 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Mesa Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
84
1
Number of Students Managed 73,895 285
Mesa Unified  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 69% 74%
Mesa Unified  School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $611 MM $2 MM
Mesa Unified  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $625 MM $2 MM
Mesa Unified  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,691 $9,374
Mesa Unified  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,881 $8,323
Mesa Unified  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is S H A R P (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is S H A R P (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Salk Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Mesa East Mesa Early Childhood Education Center
    950 North Sun Valley Blvd
    Mesa , AZ , 85207
    (480)472-3975
    0.3  mi  |  301  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Mesa S H A R P
    Special Education School
    950 North Sun Valley Blvd
    Mesa , AZ , 85207
    (480)472-0200
    Special Education School
    0.3  mi  |  74  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Mesa Salk Elementary School
    7029 East Brown Rd
    Mesa , AZ , 85207
    (480)472-0200
    0.4  mi  |  661  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Mesa Mesa Academy For Advanced Studies
    6919 East Brown Rd
    Mesa , AZ , 85207
    (480)308-7400
    0.4  mi  |  433  students  |  Gr.  4-9
  • Mesa Fremont Junior High School
    1001 North Power Rd
    Mesa , AZ , 85205
    (480)472-0200
    0.7  mi  |  898  students  |  Gr.  7-9

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Mesa, AZ public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.60, which is higher than the Arizona average of 0.36. The most diverse school in Mesa is Vista Grove Preparatory Academy Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arizona or national school diversity statistics.