Mesa Unified District (4235) School District

63 E MAIN ST STE 101
MESA , AZ 85201 - 7422
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Grades: PK - 12

Top Rankings

Mesa Unified District (4235) School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Arizona for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 78 public schools serving 57,956 students in Mesa Unified District (4235) School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Arizona.
Public Schools in Mesa Unified District (4235) School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Mesa Unified District (4235) School District are Mesa Academy For Advanced Studies, Franklin Junior High School and Franklin At Brimhall Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Mesa Unified District (4235) School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AZ)
# Schools
78 Schools
2,430 Schools
# Students
57,956 Students
1,105,078 Students
# Teachers
3,325 Teachers
50,385 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Mesa Unified District (4235) School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 619 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 82% has increased from 76% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#273 out of 640 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Mesa Unified District (4235)  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mesa Unified District (4235)  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mesa Unified District (4235)  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
82%
78%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Mesa Unified District (4235)  School District and public school graduation rate of AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.63
0.65
# American Indian Students
2,485 Students
56,359 Students
% American Indian Students
4%
5%
# Asian Students
671 Students
33,411 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
26,661 Students
510,314 Students
% Hispanic Students
46%
46%
# Black Students
2,692 Students
60,194 Students
% Black Students
5%
6%
# White Students
23,190 Students
396,691 Students
% White Students
40%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
452 Students
4,104 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,805 Students
39,872 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,199
13,398
# Students in K Grade:
3,709
72,680
# Students in 1st Grade:
4,036
80,088
# Students in 2nd Grade:
4,061
79,512
# Students in 3rd Grade:
4,112
80,053
# Students in 4th Grade:
4,119
80,782
# Students in 5th Grade:
4,255
81,975
# Students in 6th Grade:
4,504
85,725
# Students in 7th Grade:
4,751
89,645
# Students in 8th Grade:
4,779
89,956
# Students in 9th Grade:
5,592
90,012
# Students in 10th Grade:
5,164
88,405
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,964
83,059
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,632
89,435
# Ungraded Students:
79
353

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,768 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,926. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,581 is less than the state median of $10,526. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$566 MM
$4 MM
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Spending (19-20)
$555 MM
$4 MM
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Revenue / Student
$9,768
$10,926
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Spending / Student
$9,581
$10,526
This chart display average spending per public school student in Mesa Unified District (4235)  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Mesa Unified District (4235) School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mesa Academy For Advanced Studies
Math: 96% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
6919 E Brown Rd
Mesa, AZ 85207
(480) 308-7400
Grades: 4-9
| 399 students
Rank: #22.
Franklin Junior High School
Math: 89% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4949 E Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85206
(480) 472-8990
Grades: 7-8
| 261 students
Rank: #33.
Franklin At Brimhall Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4949 E Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85206
(480) 472-2600
Grades: PK-6
| 766 students
Rank: #44.
Las Sendas Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3120 N Red Mtn
Mesa, AZ 85207
(480) 472-8725
Grades: PK-6
| 738 students
Rank: #55.
Franklin East Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1753 E 8th Ave
Mesa, AZ 85204
(480) 472-6500
Grades: PK-6
| 628 students
Rank: #66.
Macarthur Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1435 E Mclellan Rd
Mesa, AZ 85203
(480) 472-7800
Grades: PK-6
| 471 students
Rank: #77.
Hermosa Vista Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2626 N 24th St
Mesa, AZ 85213
(480) 472-7551
Grades: PK-6
| 667 students
Rank: #88.
Franklin At Alma Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1313 W. Medina Ave
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 472-3900
Grades: PK-8
| 355 students
Rank: #99.
Ishikawa Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2635 N 32nd St
Mesa, AZ 85213
(480) 472-7688
Grades: PK-6
| 757 students
Rank: #1010.
Franklin West Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
236 S Sirrine
Mesa, AZ 85210
(480) 472-5400
Grades: PK-6
| 473 students
Rank: #1111.
Hale Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1425 N 23rd St
Mesa, AZ 85213
(480) 472-7400
Grades: PK-6
| 445 students
Rank: #1212.
Red Mountain High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7301 E Brown Rd
Mesa, AZ 85207
(480) 472-8000
Grades: 9-12
| 3,340 students
Rank: #1313.
Summit Academy
Math: 64% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1560 W Summit Pl
Chandler, AZ 85224
(480) 472-3500
Grades: PK-8
| 1,215 students
Rank: #1414.
Mountain View High School
Math: 69% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2700 E Brown Rd
Mesa, AZ 85213
(480) 472-6900
Grades: 9-12
| 3,272 students
Rank: #1515.
Zaharis Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9410 E Mckellips Rd
Mesa, AZ 85207
(480) 308-7200
Grades: PK-6
| 782 students
Rank: #1616.
Red Mountain Ranch Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6650 E Raftriver St
Mesa, AZ 85215
(480) 472-7900
Grades: PK-6
| 430 students
Rank: #1717.
Johnson Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3807 E Pueblo Ave
Mesa, AZ 85206
(480) 427-6800
Grades: PK-6
| 511 students
Rank: #1818.
Entz Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4132 E Adobe St
Mesa, AZ 85205
(480) 472-7200
Grades: PK-6
| 546 students
Rank: #1919.
Bush Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4925 E Ingram St
Mesa, AZ 85205
(480) 472-8500
Grades: PK-6
| 499 students
Rank: #2020.
Patterson Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
615 S Cheshire
Mesa, AZ 85208
(480) 472-9700
Grades: PK-6
| 678 students
Rank: #2121.
Stapley Junior High School
Math: 66% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3250 E Hermosa Vista Dr
Mesa, AZ 85213
(480) 472-2700
Grades: 7-8
| 908 students
Rank: #2222.
Brinton Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
11455 E Sunland Ave
Mesa, AZ 85208
(480) 472-4075
Grades: PK-6
| 428 students
Rank: #2323.
Pomeroy Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1507 W Shawnee Dr
Chandler, AZ 85224
(480) 472-3700
Grades: PK-6
| 575 students
Rank: #2424.
Highland Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3042 E Adobe St
Mesa, AZ 85213
(480) 472-7600
Grades: PK-6
| 707 students
Rank: #2525.
O'connor Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4840 E Adobe St
Mesa, AZ 85205
(480) 472-7877
Grades: PK-6
| 452 students
Rank: #2626.
Wilson Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5619 E Glade Ave
Mesa, AZ 85206
(480) 472-9250
Grades: PK-6
| 586 students
Rank: #2727.
Mendoza Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5831 E Mclellan Rd
Mesa, AZ 85205
(480) 472-2000
Grades: PK-6
| 445 students
Rank: #2828.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2260 W Isabella Ave
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 472-4100
Grades: PK-6
| 434 students
Rank: #2929.
Fremont Junior High School
Math: 54% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1001 N Power Rd
Mesa, AZ 85205
(480) 472-8300
Grades: 7-8
| 983 students
Rank: #3030.
Sousa Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
616 N Mountain Rd
Mesa, AZ 85207
(480) 472-8900
Grades: PK-6
| 417 students
Rank: #3131.
Taft Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9800 E Quarterline Rd
Mesa, AZ 85207
(480) 472-9100
Grades: PK-6
| 503 students
Rank: #3232.
Madison Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
849 S Sunnyvale
Mesa, AZ 85206
(480) 472-8800
Grades: PK-6
| 361 students
Rank: #3333.
Falcon Hill Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1645 N Sterling
Mesa, AZ 85207
(480) 472-8600
Grades: PK-6
| 506 students
Rank: #3434.
Dobson High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1501 W Guadalupe Rd
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 472-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,286 students
Rank: #3535.
Mesa Distance Learning Program
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1025 N Country Club Dr
Mesa, AZ 85201
(480) 472-7285
Grades: K-12
| 150 students
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 78
  • Enrollment: 57,956 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 82% (Top 50% in AZ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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