Mesquite Elementary School serves 716 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Mesquite Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 716 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
- Minority Enrollment: 60%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 5% in AZ
- Math Proficiency: 70% (Top 5%)
- Reading Proficiency: 72% (Top 5%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Mesquite Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Mesquite Elementary School's student population of 716 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Mesquite Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Mesquite Elementary School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#70 out of 1854 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Mesquite Elementary School's ranking?
Mesquite Elementary School is ranked #70 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 72% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Mesquite Elementary School?
716 students attend Mesquite Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of Mesquite Elementary School students are Hispanic, 40% of students are White, 10% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mesquite Elementary School?
Mesquite Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Mesquite Elementary School offer ?
Mesquite Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Mesquite Elementary School part of?
Mesquite Elementary School is part of Vail Unified District (4413) School District.
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