PROFICIENCY 50% 39% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
54%Gilbert Unified District
51%Gilbert
36%Arizona

Mesquite High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Gilbert Unified District" in Gilbert, AZ. There are a total of 2,000 students and 82 teachers at Mesquite High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 5 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Mesquite High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 49.5%, which is 39% higher than the Arizona average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2000
Teachers82.46
Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch5
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment515
Taking some courses165
Taking some courses (not tests)325
Passing some courses102
Passing no courses63

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Mesquite High School, there are a total of 515 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 165 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All60%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School60%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All39%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School39%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Mesquite High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArizonaNational
White 62.3% 69.0% 40.8% 51.1%
Black 6.4% 3.8% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 7.0% 4.4% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 21.6% 19.5% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.2% 0.9% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.3% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.2% 2.1% 2.2% 3.1%

Gilbert demographics profile

StatisticGilbertArizonaNational
Population226,8327,278,717328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)3,3356591
Median age33.337.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%53%55%
Speak English86%73%79%
Speak Spanish6%20%13%

Education level achieved in Gilbert

IndexGilbertArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade93.7%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school93.5%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college79.2%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree53.0%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors42.4%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters14.3%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.4%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Mesquite High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.