Mesquite Elementary School

129 N Arizola Rd
Casa Grande, AZ 85222
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Mesquite Elementary School serves 446 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Mesquite Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Mesquite Elementary School's student population of 446 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students446 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Mesquite Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mesquite Elementary School is 0.56, which is less 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1803 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
12%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
63%
45%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
18%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.560.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCASA Grande Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mesquite Elementary School is Cavit - Vista Grande (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is The Grande Innovation (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Casa Grande The Grande Innovation Charter School
    Math: 28% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 525 students
    0.8 miles
    950 N. Peart Rd.
    Casa Grande, AZ 85122
    (520) 381-2360
    0.8 K-8 525
  • Buckeye The Odyssey Preparatory Academy - Sienna Hills Charter School
    Math: 51% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 485 students
    1.0 miles
    2400 North Sienna Hills Parkwa
    Buckeye, AZ 85396
    (623) 327-3111
    1 K-5 485
  • Coolidge Cavit - Vista Grande Vocational School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12
    1.3 miles
    1556 North Arizola Road
    Coolidge, AZ 85228
    (520) 423-1944
    1.3 9-12 n/a
  • Casa Grande Vista Grande High School Math: 34% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,585 student
    1.3 miles
    1556 N. Arizola Road
    Casa Grande, AZ 85222
    (520) 876-9400
    1.3 9-12 1,585
  • Casa Grande Evergreen Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 408 students
    1.5 miles
    1000 N Amarillo
    Casa Grande, AZ 85122
    (520) 836-6694
    1.5 K-5 408

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