West Mesquite High School

2500 Memorial Parkway, Mesquite, TX 75149 | (972) 882-7600
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,731
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4.5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2500 Memorial Pkwy, Mesquite, TX 75149
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Keith Adams
  • Fax: (972) 882-7611
  • 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: 1,731
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 112.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 884 (51.1%)
  • Females: 847 (48.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 148 (8.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 989 (57.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,137 (65.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
West Mesquite High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.06%
Black51329.6%
Asian171.0%
Hispanic87150.3%
White32919.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For West Mesquite High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade56032.4%
10th Grade41824.1%
11th Grade38922.5%
12th Grade36421.0%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
49.0%
District:
61.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
56.0%
District:
37.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
86.8%
District:
88.4%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
7.0%
District:
4.7%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
9.8
District:
9.7
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
35.9%
District:
39.6%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
20.9%
District:
20.5%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
23.4%
District:
18.7%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
12.7%
District:
14.3%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$75,425
District:
$71,502
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$51,021
District:
$50,464
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$45,739
District:
$45,711
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$47,675
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$50,335
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$53,498
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$60,068
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

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  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on April 09, 2008
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • it is an awesome school

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