Mesquite High School



Mesquite High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mesquite High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 497
10 505
11 518
12 490

Mesquite High School is a public high school of the Gilbert Unified School District located in Gilbert, AZ. It has 2,010 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mesquite High School is the 47th largest public high school in Arizona and the 1,434th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.4 to 1.

Total Students: 2,010
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 98.41

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Mesquite High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,029
(51%)
9,607
(51%)
 Female 981
(49%)
9,368
(49%)

Mesquite High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,241
(62%)
13,446
(71%)
 Hispanic 435
(22%)
3,360
(18%)
 Asian 145
(7%)
935
(5%)
 Black 123
(6%)
809
(4%)
 American Indian 31
(2%)
169
(1%)
 Two or More 28
(1%)
206
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(0%)
50
(0%)

Mesquite High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,977
(98%)
18,800
(99%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 22
(1%)
118
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(1%)
57
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mesquite High School is ranked 376th out of 0 ranked schools in Arizona, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mesquite High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (1.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 45.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Mesquite High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 3140
2006 3220
2007 3231
2008 3217
2009 2710
2010 2491
2011 2169
2012 2010

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 18.3
2007 18.1
2008 17.9
2009 18.2
2010 21.1
2011 19.8
2012 20.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10414012738854
2006 0.11055900621118
2007 0.11946765707211
2008 0.15418091389493
2009 0.17269372693727
2010 0.23243677238057
2011 0.16090364223144
2012 0.016417910447761

Compare Mesquite High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,948.4% 19.5:1
 
2,040.0% 20.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 1.6%
 
State Average 45.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,010 20.4:1  
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