Mesquite school information

IndexMesquiteTexasNational
Average Test Scores89%87%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools407,41879,235
Total private schools61,26724,875
Total post-secondary schools44637,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Mesquite are 31% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 40 public schools in Mesquite.
  • 77.7% of people in Mesquite have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.5% of people in Mesquite have completed high school.
  • 18.1% of people in Mesquite have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Mesquite

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  • Achziger El3300 Ridgeranch RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 696 · Ratio: 17:190
  • Agnew Middle729 Wilkinson DrGrades: 07 - 08Students: 809 · Ratio: 16:189
  • Austin El3020 Poteet DrGrades: KG - 06Students: 448 · Ratio: 17:194
  • Beasley El919 Green Canyon DrGrades: PK - 06Students: 483 · Ratio: 17:191
  • Berry Middle2675 Bear DrGrades: 06 - 08Students: 799 · Ratio: 16:188
  • Black El328 E Newsom StGrades: PK - 06Students: 609 · Ratio: 17:188
  • Cannaday El2701 Chisolm TrGrades: PK - 06Students: 595 · Ratio: 15:183
  • Florence El4621 Gleneagle StGrades: PK - 06Students: 54 · Ratio: 17:193
  • Galloway El200 Clary DrGrades: PK - 06Students: 732 · Ratio: 17:190
  • Gentry El1901 Twin Oaks DrGrades: PK - 06Students: 734 · Ratio: 17:195
  • Hanby El912 Cascade StGrades: PK - 05Students: 895 · Ratio: 18:194
  • Horn H S3300 E Cartwright RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,278 · Ratio: 17:190
  • Kimball El4010 Coryell WayGrades: KG - 06Students: 346 · Ratio: 15:195
  • Kimbrough Middle3900 N Galloway AveGrades: 07 - 08Students: 779 · Ratio: 16:193
  • Larry G Smith El5299 Gus Thomasson RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 75 · Ratio: 17:181
  • Lawrence El3811 Richman DrGrades: PK - 06Students: 441 · Ratio: 15:195
  • Mcdonald Middle2930 Town E BlvdGrades: 07 - 08Students: 976 · Ratio: 17:186
  • Mckenzie El3535 Stephens GreenGrades: KG - 06Students: 489 · Ratio: 16:193
  • Mcwhorter El1700 Hickory Tree RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 787 · Ratio: 17:196
  • Mesquite Academy2704 MotleyGrades: 09 - 12Students: 227 · Ratio: 7:161
  • Mesquite H S300 E Davis StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,708 · Ratio: 18:185
  • Moss El1208 New Market RdGrades: KG - 06Students: 529 · Ratio: 17:189
  • Motley El3719 Moon DrGrades: KG - 06Students: 40 · Ratio: 14:195
  • New Middle3700 S Beltline RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 963 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • North Mesquite H S18201 Lbj FwyGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,437 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Pirrung El1500 Creek VlyGrades: PK - 05Students: 518 · Ratio: 18:193
  • Porter El517 Via AvenidaGrades: PK - 06Students: 552 · Ratio: 18:192
  • Poteet H S3300 Poteet DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,577 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Range El2600 Bamboo StGrades: KG - 06Students: 601 · Ratio: 17:193
  • Rugel El2701 Sybil DrGrades: KG - 06Students: 471 · Ratio: 15:184
  • Rutherford El1607 Sierra DrGrades: KG - 05Students: 494 · Ratio: 17:190
  • Seabourn El2300 Sandy LnGrades: PK - 06Students: 617 · Ratio: 16:189
  • Shands El4836 Shands DrGrades: KG - 06Students: 804 · Ratio: 16:189
  • Shaw El707 Purple Sage TrlGrades: KG - 06Students: 78 · Ratio: 18:187
  • Smith El2300 Mesquite Valley RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 498 · Ratio: 17:193
  • Terry Middle2351 Edwards Church RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 961 · Ratio: 19:191
  • Thompson El2525 Helen LnGrades: KG - 05Students: 644 · Ratio: 17:189
  • Tisinger El1701 Hillcrest StGrades: PK - 05Students: 802 · Ratio: 16:185
  • Tosch El2424 Larchmont DrGrades: KG - 06Students: 67 · Ratio: 15:189
  • Vanston Middle3230 Karla DrGrades: 07 - 08Students: 705 · Ratio: 15:189
  • West Mesquite H S2500 Memorial PkwyGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,749 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Wilkinson Middle2100 Crest Park DrGrades: 06 - 08Students: 868 · Ratio: 15:186

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Education level achieved in Mesquite

IndexMesquiteTexasNational
Completed 8th grade77.7%78.5%83.8%
Completed high school76.5%77.0%82.4%
Completed some college52.3%56.3%58.4%
Completed associate degree25.9%33.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors18.1%27.1%29.3%
Completed masters5.7%9.1%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.1%1.3%

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

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Rowlett, TX57,53293%37%
Mesquite, TX142,55289%31%

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Mesquite, TX142,55289%31%
Source: The Mesquite, TX 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.