Mesquite Elementary School

  • Mesquite Elementary School serves 673 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 81% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 71% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Mesquite Elementary School's student population of 673 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students673 students
This chart display total students of Mesquite Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Mesquite Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachersn/a
This chart display the total teachers of Mesquite Elementary School by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Mesquite Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#94 out of 1,842 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mesquite Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mesquite Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ration/a19:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Mesquite Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arizona by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Mesquite Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Mesquite Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
44%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mesquite Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mesquite Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
45%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mesquite Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Mesquite Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mesquite Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.610.42
This chart display the diversity score of Mesquite Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mesquite Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mesquite Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVail Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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