Mesa High School



Mesa High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mesa 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
9 938
10 901
11 866
12 775

Mesa High School is a public high school of the Mesa Unified School District located in Mesa, AZ. It has 3,480 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mesa High School is the 3rd largest public high school in Arizona and the 113th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.3 to 1.

Total Students: 3,480
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 156.15

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Mesa High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,838
(53%)
15,134
(52%)
 Female 1,642
(47%)
14,235
(48%)

Mesa High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 2,145
(62%)
11,878
(40%)
 White 1,013
(29%)
13,899
(47%)
 Black 142
(4%)
1,289
(4%)
 American Indian 77
(2%)
1,276
(4%)
 Asian 50
(1%)
573
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 27
(1%)
138
(0%)
 Two or More 26
(1%)
316
(1%)

Mesa High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 2,020
(58%)
13,523
(46%)
 Not Eligible 1,106
(32%)
13,517
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 354
(10%)
2,329
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mesa High School is ranked 5th out of 416 ranked schools in Arizona, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mesa High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.2%) is higher than the state average of 43.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Mesa High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2672
2006 2557
2007 2615
2008 2522
2009 2606
2010 2677
2011 3411
2012 3269
2013 3330
2014 3406
2015 3480

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.1
2006 19.7
2007 20.1
2008 21.2
2009 23.7
2010 22.6
2011 24.5
2012 22.4
2013 22.7
2014 22
2015 22.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43488023952096
2006 0.41102854908095
2007 0.4527724665392
2008 0.42664551942902
2009 0.56254796623177
2010 0.5427717594322
2011 0.61624157138669
2012 0.63842153563781
2013 0.64684684684685
2014 0.60217263652378
2015 0.68218390804598

Compare Mesa High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,016.7% 20.2:1
 
2,230.0% 22.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 68.2%
 

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Public 09 - 12 3,480 22.3:1  
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