Mesquite Jr High School



Mesquite Jr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mesquite Jr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 304
8 362
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mesquite Jr High School is a public high school of the Gilbert Unified School District located in Gilbert, AZ. It has 666 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.5 to 1.

Total Students: 666
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.15

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Mesquite Jr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 344
(52%)
9,429
(51%)
 Female 322
(48%)
9,161
(49%)

Mesquite Jr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 380
(57%)
12,882
(69%)
 Hispanic 187
(28%)
3,618
(19%)
 Asian 37
(6%)
851
(5%)
 Black 37
(6%)
697
(4%)
 Two or More 17
(3%)
341
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
159
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
42
(0%)

Mesquite Jr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 658
(99%)
18,501
(100%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 8
(1%)
53
(0%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
36
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Mesquite Jr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (1.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 43.7%. 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 Jr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 977
2006 1001
2007 992
2008 902
2009 899
2010 895
2011 797
2012 775
2013 758
2014 715
2015 666

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 18.2
2007 18
2008 17
2009 19.8
2010 19.9
2011 19
2012 18.3
2013 18.3
2014 20.8
2015 19.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20368474923234
2006 0.18881118881119
2007 0.19959677419355
2008 0.25609756097561
2009 0.29254727474972
2010 0.32849162011173
2011 0.21204516938519
2012 0.0090322580645161
2013 0.0065963060686016
2014 0.0055944055944056
2015 0.012012012012012

Compare Mesquite Jr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,950.0% 19.5:1
 
2,016.7% 20.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 1.2%
 
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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