Mesquite High School serves 1,411 students in grades 8-12.
Mesquite High 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 8-12
- Enrollment: 1,411 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
- Minority Enrollment: 54%
- Graduation Rate: 90% (Top 30% in AZ)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 18% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 25% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Mesquite High School's student population of 1,411 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Mesquite High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 High School is 0.64, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1168 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 High School's ranking?
Mesquite High School is ranked #1168 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Mesquite High School often compared to?
Mesquite High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Gilbert High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 25% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Mesquite High School?
The graduation rate of Mesquite High School is 90%, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 76%.
How many students attend Mesquite High School?
1,411 students attend Mesquite High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Mesquite High School students are White, 38% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mesquite High School?
Mesquite High School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Mesquite High School offer ?
Mesquite High School offers enrollment in grades 8-12
What school district is Mesquite High School part of?
Mesquite High School is part of Gilbert Unified District (4239) School District.
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