Mesquite Elementary School
Mesquite Elementary School serves 584 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Mesquite Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).
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 584 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Mesquite Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mesquite Elementary School is 0.54, 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 Data
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#363 out of 2120 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
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education
The teachers and staff are wonderful. Parents are always involved in school functions.
Everyone seems to be friendly and love working there. Academics are good, but I wouldn't say they are particularly strong across board. That being said, they have have issues with their own accountability. It is never their fault or their shortcomings stemming from lack of professional development or otherwise. And when bullying is alleged, nothing is done other than talking to the kids about their behavior.
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