Mesquite High School

300 East Davis St, Mesquite, TX 75149 | (972) 882-7800
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,746
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2 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 300 E Davis St, Mesquite, TX 75149
  • Principal or Admin: Mrs Linda Marshall
  • Fax: (972) 882-7876
  • Website: www.mesquiteisd.org
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,746
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 150.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,409 (51.3%)
  • Females: 1,337 (48.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 231 (8.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,256 (45.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,487 (54.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Mesquite High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian180.7%
Black76727.9%
Asian752.7%
Hispanic1,12541.0%
White76127.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Mesquite High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade86231.4%
10th Grade71926.2%
11th Grade58521.3%
12th Grade58021.1%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
54.0%
District:
61.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
49.0%
District:
37.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
85.3%
District:
88.4%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
6.9%
District:
4.7%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
11.3
District:
9.7
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
30.8%
District:
39.6%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
23.6%
District:
20.5%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
19.3%
District:
18.7%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
19.7%
District:
14.3%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$69,755
District:
$71,502
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$53,327
District:
$50,464
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$47,310
District:
$45,711
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$48,125
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$50,139
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$56,082
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$64,576
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 2

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4 reviews for Mesquite High School

  • Reviewed by Student on November 11, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • mesqute high school has a real sanitary problem that needs to be fixed at least invest in some hand soap!!! and too many want to be gansterrs!!!
  • Reviewed by Student on March 25, 2007
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • the school has a very GOOD discipline system the kids there are not bad there they work hard for who they are and become the teachers are great they teach very well
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 25, 2007
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Mesquite High School has a real problem with drugs.Kids will leave drugs in the ceiling tiles of the restroom......Now I call that a real problem.

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