Poston Junior High School

2433 East Adobe, Mesa, AZ 85213 | (480) 472-0200
  • Grades: 7-9
  • Student Enrollment: 1,426
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4 out of 5 | 5 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2433 E Adobe, Mesa, AZ 85213
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
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: 1,426
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 70.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 20.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 704 (49.4%)
  • Females: 722 (50.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 133 (9.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 431 (30.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 564 (39.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Poston Junior High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian271.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Poston Junior High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade47533.3%
8th Grade47633.4%
9th Grade47533.3%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 42%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:58%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 15 Years
  • Average Salary: $51,105
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Poston Junior High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$39,36523%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$54,53077%
Source: AZ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 4

4 out of 5 | 5 Reviews
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5 reviews for Poston Junior High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on January 30, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Son attends school and loves it. School is clean and the whole atmosphere is friendly and professional.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on November 26, 2008
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is the shizzz. FOOTBALL SHAMPIONS!!!!!!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 11, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • bout to lose to basha!!!!!
  • Reviewed by Former Student on December 11, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • However, do not listen to the above one. I am a A+ student there at Poston.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on August 02, 2007
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this school is not good the education is good but if you're black you can't survive there teachers act like you're stupid and everything gets blamed on you. i do not recommend this school for a young brother trying to get an education

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