Mesa school information

IndexMesaArizonaNational
Average Test Scores39%36%49%
Student/Teacher ratio30:118:116:1
Total public schools1371,86379,235
Total private schools1831624,875
Total post-secondary schools101487,965

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  • The average school test scores in Mesa are 21% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 137 public schools in Mesa.
  • 84.4% of people in Mesa have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.2% of people in Mesa have completed high school.
  • 24.3% of people in Mesa have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mesa

IndexMesaArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade84.4%83.5%83.8%
Completed high school83.2%81.9%82.4%
Completed some college60.6%61.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree33.3%35.5%37.2%
Completed bachelors24.3%27.1%29.3%
Completed masters8.3%10.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.0%2.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Mesa (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Paradise Valley, AZ13,24362%27%
Chandler, AZ245,23155%12%
Scottsdale, AZ223,51953%8%
Queen Creek, AZ28,52952%5%
Gilbert, AZ223,13151%4%
Mesa, AZ452,09139%21%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Virginia Beach, VA445,62382%67%
Atlanta, GA440,64128%44%
Kansas City, MO465,00543%13%
Long Beach, CA468,59437%25%
Omaha, NE435,45472%47%
Mesa, AZ452,09139%21%
Source: The Mesa, AZ education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.