Mesquite High School
Mesquite High School serves 1,119 students in grades 8-12.
Mesquite High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 8-12
- Students: 1,119 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
- Minority Enrollment: 48%
- Graduation Rate: 94% (Top 20% in AZ)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30%
- Math Proficiency: 50-54% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 50-54% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Mesquite High School's student population of 1,119 students has declined by 37% 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 top 30% 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 High School is 0.61, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#633 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
View the Mesquite High School yearly calendar below.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
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