Mesquite Academy

  • Mesquite Academy serves 167 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥80% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Mesquite Academy's student population of 167 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students167 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Mesquite Academy
Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Mesquite Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Mesquite Academy's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mesquite Academy is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#7807 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥80%
78%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
72%
Student : Teacher Ratio4:115:1
Hispanic
59%
52%
Black
20%
13%
White
21%
28%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mesquite Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.570.64
Graduation Rate
53%
89%
Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
53%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMESQUITE ISD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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