Mesquite High School

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300 E Davis St

Mesquite, TX 75149

(972) 882-7800

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 2,651

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for Mesquite High School

I thank God for good teachers. There are many that my children have had that care enough to monitor their grades in all their classes so as to care for the child as a whole and not just what grades they make in their class alone. The experience you have at this school is very much dependent on how much ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/20/13

If you have a kid who wants to be prepared for college after high school, this is not the place to send your child. While attending a high ranking state college, I noticed that I was way behind all of my peers. The AP program at this school is a complete joke compared to other schools. Just because ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 06/10/13

At any school kids can become influenced by other kids because all of the children are not there for the sole purpose of learning. We as parents have to b diligent in teaching our children his/her purpose and instilling that quality in them. I have found that when you are an involved parent and is concerned ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/03/11

A large majority of students at this high school are not interested in learning or doing work. Teachers at this school spends more time trying to get class in order than teaching .Parents if you are serious and care about your child's education do not sent him or her to this school. There is too ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/20/10

There are a lot of good teachers at this school, but the current students require a lot of discipline and take away from the educational instruction of the entire class.

Posted by a parent on 02/23/10

Mesquite High is a school full of tradition and is a positive learning environment for our kids.

Posted by a teacher on 02/10/09

Variety of good extracurriculars and many good teachers who enjoy what they do. Administration and academic philosophies greatly suffer though. Not a good school if you want your kids to receive a good, not merely adequate, academic education.

Posted by a other on 01/15/09

This is the best high school in mesquite. MMB (mighty maroon band) rules!!!!!!

Posted by a student on 08/16/07

This has very good teachers that care about the kids and the education they receive. The academic program is very good as well as the parent involvement. There are a variety of extracurricular activites in which the kids can participate.

Posted by a parent on 02/10/06

This is a really great school

Posted by a former student on 08/26/03

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Test scores for Mesquite High School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Mesquite High School
Mesquite Isd
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Mesquite schools — Mesquite High School is located at 300 E Davis St, Mesquite TX 75149. 300 E Davis St is in the 75149 ZIP code in Mesquite, TX The school district for Mesquite High School is the Mesquite Isd. Mesquite High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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