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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 15 public middle schools in Mesa Unified School District, serving 11,698 students.
  • Public middle school in Mesa Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Arizona public middle school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 41% statewide average). This district's average middle school ranking is in the top 50% of public middle schools in Arizona.
  • The top ranked public middle schools in Mesa Unified School District are Mesa Academy For Advanced Studies, Franklin Junior High School and Franklin At Alma Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public middle school average of 60% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is more than the Arizona public middle school average of 19:1.

Overview

School District NameMesa Unified School District
School District Websitehttp://www.mpsaz.org/
School District Phone Number(480)472-0000
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AZ)
# of Schools15 Schools1,016 Schools
# of Students11,698 Students551,061 Students
# of Teachers551 Teachers20,956 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1

District Comparison

  • Mesa Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 447 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 75% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AZ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mesa Unified   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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mesa Unified   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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
75%
78%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Mesa Unified   School District and public school graduation rate of AZ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.620.66
# of American Indian Students485 Students27,015 Students
% American Indian Students
4%
5%
# of Asian Students193 Students17,174 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# of Hispanic Students4,801 Students237,385 Students
% Hispanic Students
41%
43%
# of Black Students511 Students31,015 Students
% Black Students
4%
6%
# of White Students5,373 Students218,826 Students
% White Students
46%
40%
# of Hawaiian Students91 Students1,952 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# of Two or more races Students244 Students17,678 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 3,948
# of Students in Kindergarten:21430,834
# of Students in 1st Grade:22030,744
# of Students in 2nd Grade:25331,392
# of Students in 3rd Grade:21433,217
# of Students in 4th Grade:33836,963
# of Students in 5th Grade:33639,857
# of Students in 6th Grade:28762,332
# of Students in 7th Grade:4,91187,280
# of Students in 8th Grade:4,82786,944
# of Students in 9th Grade:928,304
# of Students in 10th Grade:1627,411
# of Students in 11th Grade:1325,345
# of Students in 12th Grade:5926,395
# of Ungraded Students:195

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,227 is higher than the state average of $7,839. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,012 is higher than the state average of $7,481. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AZ)
Total Revenue$592 MM$3 MM
This chart display total revenue of Mesa Unified   School District and average revenue for each school distric in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$578 MM$2 MM
This chart display total spending of Mesa Unified   School District and average spending for each school distric in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,227$7,839
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Mesa Unified   School District and average revenue per public school student in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,012$7,481
This chart display average spending per public school student in Mesa Unified   School District and average spending per public school student in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Mesa Unified School District Public Middle Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Carson Junior High School Math: 20% | Reading: 22%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    525 N. Westwood
    Mesa, AZ 85201
    (480)472-2900

    Grades: 7-9 | 1,019 student
  • Eagleridge Enrichment Program Math: 40% | Reading: 50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    737 W. Guadalupe Road Suite 11
    Mesa, AZ 85202
    (480)472-3685

    Grades: K-9 | 671 students
  • Franklin At Alma Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank: Top 5%
    1313 W. Medina Ave
    Mesa, AZ 85202
    (480)472-3900

    Grades: K-8 | 344 students
  • Franklin Junior High School Math: 92% | Reading: 90%
    Rank: Top 1%
    4949 E. Southern Ave.
    Mesa, AZ 85206
    (480)472-2600

    Grades: 7-9 | 272 students
  • Fremont Junior High School Math: 48% | Reading: 45%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1001 N. Power Rd.
    Mesa, AZ 85205
    (480)472-8300

    Grades: 7-8 | 999 students
  • Kino Junior High School Math: 17% | Reading: 17%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    848 N Horne
    Mesa, AZ 85203
    (480)472-2400

    Grades: 7-8 | 1,032 student
  • Mesa Academy For Advanced Studies Math: 96% | Reading: 97%
    Rank: Top 1%
    6919 E. Brown Rd.
    Mesa, AZ 85207
    (480)308-7400

    Grades: 4-9 | 438 students
  • Mesa Distance Learning Program Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1025 N. Country Club Dr.
    Mesa, AZ 85201
    (480)472-7285

    Grades: K-12 | 129 students
  • Poston Junior High School Math: 33% | Reading: 35%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2433 E. Adobe St.
    Mesa, AZ 85213
    (480)472-2100

    Grades: 7-9 | 961 students
  • Rhodes Junior High School Math: 22% | Reading: 25%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1860 S. Longmore
    Mesa, AZ 85202
    (480)472-2300

    Grades: 7-9 | 941 students
  • Shepherd Junior High School Math: 48% | Reading: 39%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1407 N. Alta Mesa Dr.
    Mesa, AZ 85205
    (480)472-1800

    Grades: 4-8 | 682 students
  • Smith Junior High School Math: 26% | Reading: 30%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    10100 E. Adobe Rd.
    Mesa, AZ 85207
    (480)472-9900

    Grades: 7-8 | 1,003 student
  • Stapley Junior High School Math: 61% | Reading: 54%
    Rank: Top 30%
    3250 E. Hermosa Vista Dr.
    Mesa, AZ 85213
    (480)472-2700

    Grades: 7-9 | 971 students
  • Summit Academy Math: 58% | Reading: 63%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1560 W Summit Place
    Chandler, AZ 85224
    (480)472-3500

    Grades: K-8 | 1,086 student
  • Taylor Junior High School Math: 33% | Reading: 31%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    705 S. 32nd St.
    Mesa, AZ 85204
    (480)472-1500

    Grades: 7-9 | 1,150 student
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