Mesquite High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#2,196
College Readiness Index
15.8
Math Proficiency
3.0
Reading Proficiency
3.0
Student/Teacher Ratio
21:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 2,491 Students
  • 118 Teachers

Mesquite High School
500 SOUTH MCQUEEN RD
GILBERT, AZ 85233

Phone: (480) 497-3452

District: Gilbert Unified District

Overview

Mesquite High School is ranked 46th within Arizona. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Mesquite High School is 19 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 34 percent. Mesquite High School is 1 of 7 high schools in the Gilbert Unified District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#2196
State Rank
#46

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 2,491
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 34%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 23%
Full-Time Teachers 118

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 85%
Proficient in Math 79%
College Readiness Index 15.8

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 7
Total Students 12,397
Proficient in Reading (district average) 86%
Proficient in Math (district average) 74%
College Readiness (district average) 31.4

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