North Mesquite High School

18201 Lbj Fwy
Mesquite, TX 75150
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
North Mesquite High School serves 2,808 students in grades 9-12.
North Mesquite High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas 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 41% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

North Mesquite High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

North Mesquite High School's student population of 2,808 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 177 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,808 students
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Total Classroom Teachers177 teachers
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School Comparison

North Mesquite High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of North Mesquite High School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#5645 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
66%
52%
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Black
20%
13%
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White
11%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.520.64
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Graduation Rate
96%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesquite Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to North Mesquite High School is Pioneer Technology (ptaa) Greenville Middle School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mesquite Pioneer Technology (ptaa) Greenville Middle School Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-9 | 83 students
    0.7 miles
    300 Aerobic Ln
    Mesquite, TX 75150
    (903) 257-3920
    0.7 6-9 83
  • Mesquite Cannaday Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 564 students
    0.8 miles
    2701 Chisolm Tr
    Mesquite, TX 75150
    (972) 882-5060
    0.8 K-6 564
  • Mesquite Kimball Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 242 students
    0.8 miles
    4010 Coryell Way
    Mesquite, TX 75150
    (972) 290-4120
    0.8 K-6 242
  • Mesquite Lanny Frasier Middle School

    0.8 miles
    3819 Towne Crossing Blvd
    Mesquite, TX 75150
    (972) 288-6411
    0.8 n/a n/a
  • Mesquite Mcdonald Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-9 | 1,002 student
    0.8 miles
    2930 Town E Blvd
    Mesquite, TX 75150
    (972) 882-5700
    0.8 7-9 1,002

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