Mesquite Elementary School

  • Mesquite Elementary School serves 446 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • 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.
  • 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 student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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 school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mesquite Elementary School is 0.55, 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 School Rank#1803 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
45%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
44%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:119:1
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American Indian
12%
6%
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Asian
n/a
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 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
64%
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 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year data.
White
18%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score0.550.65
This chart display the diversity score of Mesquite Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
43%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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 2015-16 school year data.
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

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