North Mesquite High School



North Mesquite High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

North 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
9 794
10 651
11 602
12 538

North Mesquite High School is a public high school of the Mesquite Independent School District located in Mesquite, TX. It has 2,585 students in grades 9th through 12th. North Mesquite High School is the 98th largest public high school in Texas and the 507th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.7 to 1.

Total Students: 2,585
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 165.06

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North Mesquite High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,334
(52%)
7,560
(51%)
 Female 1,251
(48%)
7,276
(49%)

North Mesquite High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,433
(55%)
7,007
(47%)
 Black 594
(23%)
3,974
(27%)
 White 449
(17%)
3,117
(21%)
 Two or More 56
(2%)
274
(2%)
 Asian 30
(1%)
331
(2%)
 American Indian 21
(1%)
109
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
24
(0%)

North Mesquite High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,497
(58%)
8,038
(54%)
 Not Eligible 858
(33%)
5,533
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 230
(9%)
1,265
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

North Mesquite High School is ranked 69th out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of North Mesquite High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.8%) is higher than the state average of 53.4%. 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.

North Mesquite High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2469
2006 2407
2007 2450
2008 2387
2009 2395
2010 2437
2011 2489
2012 2585

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 16
2007 16.3
2008 15.3
2009 15.4
2010 15
2011 15.1
2012 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33697853381936
2006 0.3489821354383
2007 0.38448979591837
2008 0.45245077503142
2009 0.56367432150313
2010 0.59827656955273
2011 0.64242667738047
2012 0.66808510638298

Compare North Mesquite High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 
This School 66.8%
 

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