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District Mesa Unified School District

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1630 East Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85204

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(480) 472-5995
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4 stars
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August 12, 2014
Up until this year I was please with this school. Don't get me wrong this school has a number of fantastic teachers and a few not so good of teachers. Mostly I have been very unimpressed with the office staff over the past few years and really this year. The office staff looks at the whole student body instead of the individual student. As a parent I want my child to learn and grow but I also want them to enjoy this experience so that they continue to love school. Some of the new staff (vice principle) seems to be like so many other egotistical women in the work force. Moving up the career ladder. Not really trying to solve problems, but rather enforce the rules by the book where there has been give and take in the past. I have had children at this school for eighteen years. This years registration with all of the new changes has been a paper pushing nightmare. It has been so inefficient that students aren't getting the classes they want when school started and the staff isn't willing to help you. I am so glad that I'm not a student at this school and that my youngest is a senior this year so that I don't have to deal with the office staff another year.

- submitted by a parent
January 15, 2011
Mesa HIgh is the best school around!! Students accept anyone that comes there way. Even though..we are a VERY diverse school. BUT its awesome because that is how the real world is. The spirit is great too.... I wear my Mesa High shirts with pride-anywhere I go. The school dances are bomb. Stuco is amazing and puts SO much effort into everything the school is involved in. Everyone is happy and has a great day. I suggest everyone goes to Mesa! You WILL love it. LIke I do. (:

- submitted by a student
September 23, 2010
Mesa High is amazing! A school couldn't get anymore diverse, and yet the students are so accepting of each other! There is also an incredible amount of spirit and tradition along with A TON of clubs and other activities, which most of the students are excited to get involved in. The assemblies and events that the student council put so much effort into are magnificent! The fine arts department is awesome, athletics are awesome, the faculty is awesome...basically, let your child go here. I am a proud alumni, and I fell in love with Mesa High. I'm sure your child will, too.

- submitted by a student
November 30, 2009
Communications are entirely lacking, can't get anyone on phone to discuss issues, When going to superintendant issues are not dealt with, saying they 'talked about it' like that is a fix to problem. While many teachers are great and go above and beyond, other teachers are inept and the administration does nothing to fix the problems. Over 1/2 of student body sat in courtyard and lobby 1st 2 days of school, due to scheduling issues. Teachers constantly complain they lose teaching days, yet admin would not come in a few days prior to deal with issues to keep situation from happening. They don't respond to phone calls. Students on special programs left stranded with no transportation, school calls telling you your child is skipping, after validating and verifying with teachers it takes me driving to school, taking principal to class... where my child is sitting! Tip of iceberg!

- submitted by a parent
November 19, 2009
I was very iffe about sending my child to Mesa High because I heard it was a 'ghetto', and it had alot of gangs in the school. I was very satisfied 100% with this school. The kids are amzing and very respectful. The teachers are very good teacher's and have taught my son everything he is going to need to succeed in life. I love Mesa High! It is definitly the best school in Arizona! I am a very proud mother.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 16, 2009
MSH is a great the staff and people are great! Ive been to Mesa all 3yrs and let me tell you its the best school every!! Everyone is awesome and the education is great! The principal is awesome! He talks to all the studens just to know who they are and where they came from!! Hes the first principal ive ever meet who did that!! I will always be a JackRabbit at heart!! CARRY ON MESA HIGH!

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August 21, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
August 05, 2009
This school has highly qualified staff and have high standards that prepare young adults. The instructors are amazing and getting an education here is beneficial to the future. Sports and activities at Mesa High are excellent and advancing.

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August 05, 2009
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June 03, 2009
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February 05, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
January 28, 2009
This is the best school ever its got a lot of great activities, and all the people there are cool and are not stealers like. They have alot of great food like pizza hut, hammburgers and other great stuff. All the kids there are ultra cool.

- submitted by a student
January 26, 2009
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September 25, 2008
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- submitted by a student
July 08, 2008
The student government at Mesa High School is the best I have ever seen. I have lived in CA, MD, MA, and outside of the country. None compare. I am a proud alumni.

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June 29, 2008
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April 03, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
February 29, 2008
I attended mhs all 3 years, and i can assure you, that a large part of who i am today can be attributed to the good people of mesa high. No matter who you are, what you look like, how much money you have, or what grades you get, there is a place for you at mesa. Mesa high may struggle with demographics, but the students are better for it. My first week at school, the principal stopped me on my way to class, simply to learn my name and welcome me to the campus. I could hear it in his voice; he cared about me. It is his stewardship over the school that influence the other faculty members to act in the same hospitable manner. There is great power behind a school that can withstand the opposition of a changing world, MHS will continue to stand tall and carry on!

- submitted by a student
no rating October 30, 2007
It has an amazing student body who will do anything for eachother! The spirit of Mesa High is contageous. I can't believe how much the students love the school. Also, there is an outstanding amount of acceptance by all students; no matter what you backround is. Mesa High School: Great people, quality education!

- submitted by a student
October 24, 2007
Mesa High is definitely the best school in the country! i love everything about it, the diversity, the tradition. It is one of a kind and truly the best school around! Woo!!

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September 14, 2007
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- submitted by a student
July 10, 2007
I would have to say that this is one of the best schools I've ever been to. I made It a priority to get to know the AP teachers I knew that I would have and they were amazing. It may not be the most updated campus, but the tradition of excellence that it carries is extremely noticeable. I'm also in orchestra and the teacher helped us get a superior with distinction in ABODA festivals so its no doubt we have a great music program. Overall an A+. You can really feel cared about by peers, counselors, and teachers and I love it here!

- submitted by a student
June 05, 2007
Mesa high is an awsome school! My daughter has learned alot from all of her teachers and is taking charge of her life. I hope that alot more students learn from mesa High like my daughter did! =)

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no rating June 04, 2007
This school is the best! i love being there, i love the teachers and the school itself! its a great learning facility!

- submitted by a student
June 01, 2007
if you aren't part of the religion, then you pretty much are a loner unless you have other friends. i was ignored many times at mesa high by the 'seminary' students. staff should do something about that problem. otherwise the school is an excellent school. it provided me with great classes both in regular, college prep, and advance placement. it has great traditions that have been around for more than 100 yrs. i would really recommend this school with anyone that has great school spirit. Carry on Jackrabbits!

- submitted by a former student
January 25, 2007
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April 13, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
March 28, 2006
Mesa High School provide my children with the education foundation thta they need to succeed in furthering their schooling and their live. The teachers are exceptional and really care for their students. It is the diversity of the school that makes it what it is today. I would recomend Mesa High to anyone.

- submitted by a parent
January 31, 2006
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- submitted by a student
January 14, 2006
generally, an okay school thought it's aging and does not have the support that it once did. A good teaching staff, dedicated people, but highly segmented student body. The school is in a transition period.

- submitted by a former student
November 17, 2005
The best school ever! A kid couldn't ask for better teachers!

- submitted by a former student
August 25, 2005
Mesa High School is the best school ever.

- submitted by a former student
August 21, 2005
I am currently a senior at Mesa High, and even though it isn't an 'A+' school, the diversity, culture, programs, extra-curricular activities, and the strong leadership skills learn here will forever cherish everyone for a lifetime.

- submitted by a student
June 24, 2005
I went to Mesa High for three years, and though the academia and extra-curricular activities may not be that of Mountain View's, I must say this is a wonderful school and I would recommend it over any other in the valley. In addition to academics it is important for students to learn acceptance and embrace diversity, and I never felt pressured to be anything other than myself. The faculty and staff are also wonderful and always willing to help when needed.

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June 06, 2005
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March 27, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
January 24, 2005
Mesa is a great school with awesome programs, academics, athletics, and preforming arts. I would totally recommend this school to everyone.

- submitted by a parent
November 30, 2004
This school tries very hard to give every student a chance to succeed. However, the band department and orchestra are a little shaky. These two areas are not as amiable as the other departments in the school.

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June 23, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
November 16, 2003
This is a great school.

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July 17, 2003
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Mesa High School
1630 East Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ  85204
Last modified Mesa High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Mesa High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 45 reviews.