Mesquite school information

Average Test Scoresn/a37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools349579,221
Total private schoolsn/a12824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a497,963
The Mesquite, NV educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Mesquite public schools have average test scores of n/a which is equal to than the Nevada average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mesquite public schools is 16:1, compared to 15:1 in Nevada and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.0% have completed high school, 19.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mesquite are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Mesquite.
  • 84.0% of people in Mesquite have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.0% of people in Mesquite have completed high school.
  • 19.0% of people in Mesquite have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mesquite

Completed 8th grade84.0%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school83.0%81.4%83.0%
Completed some college59.2%57.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.7%31.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.0%23.2%30.3%
Completed masters6.7%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%0.9%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Beaver Dam, AZ1,32921%58%
Mesquite, NV16,953n/a 

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Waukee, IA16,95588%79%
Bon Air, VA16,95784%70%
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Mesquite, NV16,953n/a 
Source: The Mesquite, NV education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.