Mesa High School

1630 East Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85204 | (480) 472-0200
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,606
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
School District Details
  • Mesa Unified District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,427
  • Graduation Rate: 73.4%
  • Dropout Rate: 5.4%
  • Students Per Teacher: 19.4
  • Enrolled Students: 67,416

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,606
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 109.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 23.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,375 (52.8%)
  • Females: 1,231 (47.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 249 (9.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,217 (46.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,466 (56.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Mesa High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian411.6%
Black1134.3%
Asian612.3%
Hispanic1,26748.6%
White1,12443.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Mesa High School
  Number Percent
10th Grade1,08041.4%
11th Grade79530.5%
12th Grade73128.1%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 34%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:65%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 16 Years
  • Average Salary: $54,669
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Mesa High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$39,10115%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$57,31286%
Source: AZ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Mesa High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on June 03, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This is a school that my wife's entire family all the way back to the original Mesa High went to and although it is not my alma matter, I went to Westwood. I know that this school is one amazing place for my own kids. My oldest will be a junior and she is doing so well. The staff and educational leadership is top notch. I am proud to call myself a Mesa High Rabbit Supporter.

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Mesa High School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on AIMS state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing

AIMS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 2010 Cohort - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201039.0%25.0%18.0%
200939.0%44.0%38.0%
200897.0%100.0%-
 
Reading Test
201029.0%33.0%29.0%
200950.0%55.0%57.0%
200886.0%91.0%-
 
Writing Test
201032.0%30.0%27.0%
200949.0%56.0%48.0%
200869.0%72.0%-
 
Science Test
200837.0%43.0%-
 

Grade 2011 Cohort - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201019.0%21.0%19.0%
200978.0%100.0%87.0%
 
Reading Test
201041.0%50.0%47.0%
200978.0%92.0%83.0%
 
Writing Test
201047.0%46.0%45.0%
200977.0%78.0%72.0%
 
Science Test
200929.0%43.0%34.0%
 

Grade 2012 Cohort - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201064.0%71.0%59.0%
 
Reading Test
201078.0%83.0%77.0%
 
Science Test
201031.0%44.0%35.0%
 
Writing Test
201079.0%77.0%72.0%
 

HS - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
200986.0%95.0%71.0%
200872.0%72.0%58.0%
 
Reading Test
200981.0%87.0%75.0%
200872.0%86.0%66.0%
 
Science Test
200930.0%54.0%39.0%
200837.0%51.0%37.0%
 
Writing Test
200971.0%73.0%64.0%
200863.0%67.0%63.0%
 

Grade 2009 Cohort - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
200938.0%30.0%23.0%
200838.0%43.0%-
 
Reading Test
200934.0%34.0%27.0%
200854.0%69.0%-
 
Writing Test
200921.0%30.0%26.0%
200834.0%49.0%-
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
200879.0%79.0%67.0%
 
Reading Test
200878.0%79.0%73.0%
 
Writing Test
200868.0%71.0%68.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
200831.0%35.0%35.0%
 
Reading Test
200843.0%57.0%49.0%
 
Writing Test
200834.0%49.0%46.0%
 

Grade 12 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
200835.0%36.0%28.0%
 
Reading Test
200844.0%50.0%36.0%
 
Writing Test
200828.0%40.0%35.0%
 

Grade 2008 Cohort - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
200821.0%30.0%-
 
Reading Test
200833.0%40.0%-
 
Source: AZ Department of Education 2009-2010

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