Mesquite Independent School District - Texas (2024)

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Mesquite Independent School District is an above average, public school district located in MESQUITE, TX. It has 38,356 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 38% of students are at least proficient in math and 42% in reading.

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(972) 288-6411

3819 TOWNE CROSSING BLVD
MESQUITE, TX 75150

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Elementary Schools in Mesquite Independent School District

  • gradeB+Austin Elementary School
  • gradeB+Motley Elementary School
  • gradeBLawrence Elementary SchoolRating 3 out of 5 1 review
  • gradeBGentry Elementary School
  • gradeBRutherford Elementary School

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading

This is the percentage of students that scored at or above proficiency levels on their state reading/language arts assessment test. Because states implement these tests differently, use caution when comparing this data to data from another state.

42%

Percent Proficient - Math

This is the percentage of students that scored at or above proficiency levels on their state math assessment test. Because states implement these tests differently, use caution when comparing this data to data from another state.

38%

Average Graduation Rate

This is the percentage of 12th graders who graduated. Because states calculate graduation rates differently, use caution when comparing this data to data from another state.

93%

Average SAT

Average SAT composite score out of 1600, as reported by Niche users from this school.

1060

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Average ACT

Average ACT composite score out of 36, as reported by Niche users from this school.

22

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Students

Diversity

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Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.

Students

38,356

Free or Reduced Lunch

This is the percentage of students who are eligible to receive free or reduced price lunch. Not all eligible students exercise this option, especially at non-traditional schools like online schools.

75%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio

Student-Teacher Ratio may not be indicative of class size. It is calculated using the reported number of students and full-time equivalent teachers.

16:1

National

17:1

Average Teacher Salary

$65,161

Teachers in First/Second Year

15.3%

Finances

Expenses Per Student

$9,027/ student

National

$12,239

Education Expenses

  • Instruction

    63%

  • Support Services

    33%

  • Other

    4%

Living in the Area

Mesquite

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Median Household Income

$69,649

National

$75,149

Median Rent

$1,323

National

$1,268

Median Home Value

$208,800

National

$281,900

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Mesquite Independent School District - Texas (2024)

FAQs

What is the district rating for Mesquite ISD? ›

Mesquite ISD 2021-22 District Rating: B / 85

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What is Mesquite High School ranked in Texas? ›

Overview of Mesquite High School

Mesquite High School is ranked 874th within Texas.

How many schools are in Mesquite ISD? ›

We serve more than 38,000 students attending 52 campuses organized into five feeder patterns, which help us keep that small town feel!

What are the demographics of Mesquite ISD students? ›

Students at Mesquite Independent School District

The student body at the schools served by Mesquite Independent School District is 10% White, 25.1% Black, 1.2% Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander, 60.7% Hispanic/Latino, 0.7% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.

Is Mesquite school district good? ›

Mesquite Independent School District is an above average, public school district located in MESQUITE, TX. It has 38,356 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 38% of students are at least proficient in math and 42% in reading.

Is Mesquite a 6A school? ›

It is part of the Mesquite Independent School District. It participates in the University Interscholastic League 6A division.

What is the graduation rate for Mesquite ISD? ›

In the Class of 2021, 93.5% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

What kind of school is Mesquite Academy? ›

Mesquite Academy opened in 1993 and offers an opportunity for students seeking a non-traditional school experience. We support all 5 high schools and 10 middle schools in Mesquite ISD. Any student within Mesquite ISD who desires an untraditional accelerated style of learning can apply through their home campus.

How many students attend Mesquite High School? ›

What is the mission statement of Mesquite ISD? ›

The mission of Mesquite ISD is to develop an inspiring and innovative learning community that educates and empowers students to pursue excellence.

What is the diversity of West Mesquite High School? ›

Overview of West Mesquite High School

The total minority enrollment is 93%, and 87% of students are economically disadvantaged.

How are Texas school districts rated? ›

The ratings are based on performance on state standardized tests; graduation rates; and college, career, and military readiness outcomes. The ratings examine student achievement, school progress, and whether districts and campuses are closing achievement gaps among various student groups.

Is North Mesquite High School 5A? ›

TX Division 5A-1.

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