Mesa Unified District


Summary:

The Mesa Unified District in Arizona encompasses 77 schools, including 57 elementary schools, 10 middle schools, 7 high schools, and 3 alternative schools, serving students from diverse backgrounds. The district's schools demonstrate a wide range of academic performance, with several standout institutions leading the way in student achievement.

Among the top-performing schools in the district are Franklin at Brimhall Elementary, ranked 7th out of 1,245 Arizona elementary schools, and Las Sendas Elementary School, ranked 75th. These schools boast exceptional academic performance, with 77-92% of students proficient in English Language Arts and 73-88% proficient in Mathematics. At the high school level, Red Mountain High School and Mountain View High School stand out, with graduation rates of 91.8% and 88%, respectively, and strong academic performance in English Language Arts and Mathematics.

However, the data also reveals significant disparities in academic performance across the district, with some schools struggling to meet proficiency standards. The alternative and distance learning schools, such as East Valley Academy and Mesa Distance Learning Program, face particular challenges, with lower graduation rates and higher dropout rates. The district's leadership will need to closely examine these disparities and implement targeted interventions to support underperforming schools and ensure equitable educational opportunities for all students in the Mesa Unified District.

District Detail

 63 E Main St Ste 101
Mesa, AZ 85201-7422

 (480) 472-0200

SchoolDigger Rank:
264th of 540 Arizona districts

See the 2023 Arizona District rankings!
Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 58,343

Primary Schools: 56
Middle Schools: 10
High Schools: 7
Alternative Schools: 3
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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Arizona Department of Education.

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