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North Mesquite High School

Public | 9-12 | 2633 students

 

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Posted April 9, 2012

My oldest daughter graduated 3rd in her class here but it was through many turmoil and mishaps. If I had a choice I would send them somewhere else. I was constantly harassed by the principal over unimportant things like her shoes and shoelaces not matching. My GT child who graduated with Honors and is now at SMU on a presidential scholarship was constantly put in ISS over clothing matters such as too many buttons on her Polo, wearing the wrong shade of Khaki, having an emblem larger than 1 inch on her shirt. The first time I was called was about the shoelaces not matching the shoes, during the lunch rush at work. When I became irritated at the stupidity of the call I hung up, only to have Mr Barber call me back 5 times in a row because he wanted to continue fighting about it. My youngest daughter is a Junior and has Mr Bracy for her GT Math. She is ADHD and just started medication this year. He refuses to help her or show up for tutoring. She has a 40 in his class and we are now having to pay for a credit recovery course in which she is carrying a 97 average. Mrs Jackson refused my daughter the right to make up a midterm even though we have a DR's note for the day missed.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 15, 2012

I am a currently a senior at this school. It's improving thanks to all the grants and awards our school received except for the fact that the money gave the assistant principals iPads which I saw one throwing it around like it was useless and the pointless flat screen tv in the cafeteria. This school is over flowing with students which makes it impossible for a teacher to teach (over 1500 students I believe). Take honors instead you have smaller classes and more attention. The upside is the new college counselor which is very helpful! Also, the new Princeton review SAT prep class is amazing and taught by a great teacher. This school is very strict and will not hesitate to file truancy. It has potential. Most organizations are underfunded too such as the newspaper staff that will eventually disappear due to the lack of funding and participation. It's all about football, TAKS, STAAR, and making Mesquite look like the greatest district ever. Don't come here if you have school spirit. Our football team is a joke and we only have 2 pep rallies a year.
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 18, 2011

I graduated from NMHS in 1989 I loved it so much. I was in the most awsome band with the most awsome band director in the world Mr. John Kline. Although there were some things I didn't agree with when it comes to the strictness of the rules I wouldn't have traded it for anything in the world. As a mom of two teens now in a East Texas school I now see what happens when those rules don't exist. Yes, we had teen pregnancy but not that many. Out here we have so many starting in Junior high even. The school district here concentrates on two things and those two things are football and TAKS. The kids come and go as they please when they are at school and hug and kiss and everything else it is so sad. They even are sneaking off property to do things that don't need to be done if you know what I mean so if you want your kids to do all that then pull them out of a school with rules and see how that works out for you.


Posted November 14, 2010

The administrative staff is very poor. They don't support parent involvement at all. The more you care about your kid the worst they treat your kid. Teachers can't teach due to the fact that disipline is the most important thing. This school really gets your kids ready for prison. The rules are strickly inforced and it's rediculous how little your kid will learn because of all the fights and disprutions in class. My child never had homework and was not properly prepared for college. If you only want a high school diploma its great place. I have had 6 kids go through this school and I wish we would have moved sooner. Moving to MISD was the worst thing I could have done/ they would have got a better education in a Dallas school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 13, 2010

Teachers and Administrative staff really care about the students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 2, 2010

I graduated from North Mesquite High in 1989 and it was an awesome experience my two years there, I mean the Varsity Ladies basketball team went to state mu junior high, pretty impressive if you ask me, and a hard curriculum


Posted September 28, 2010

It's sad when your kid finishes with honors and has a 3.9 GPA ranked 12 in his class and guess what? He couldn't pass a college entrance test. But my kid sure did know the taks test- aced it everytime. Horrible school and the worst administrators I have ever delt with.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 20, 2010

My son is now a junior. During the first 2 years there were many draconian rules, uneven enforcement and a general lack of common sense among staff, including a less than friendly environment for parents. Over all this has been the best year so far for my son. He is an honor student and in AP classes. I do believe the school is being run more smoothly this year than in previous years. Overall, I believe his education has not been overly harmed by attending here, but I am not so sure it has helped get him prepared for college well enough. He has had several good teachers this year and that has helped. Extracurricular activities aren't well supported or promoted at the school like I feel it should be.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 31, 2010

This school is terrible. Teachers have no idea what they are doing.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 1, 2009

If the kids can't or will not comply with dress standards and the parent does not support the policy, suspend the student until they conform. All schools should be monitored for drug dealers as needed.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 11, 2009

My youngest child will be a senior at North Mesquite this '09-'10 school year. Throughout the years my kids have attended schools in the Dallas, Garland, and Mesquite ISD's as well as the Catholic Diocese of Dallas. My first experience with NMHS was in '05-'06; I was less than impressed. Most especially with the administration and counseling staff. During this past school year I saw many positive changes at North that I attribute solely to the hiring of the new principal. The impact of his arrival on the entire faculty and staff was evident from the very beginning. As an actively involved parent, I can attest to a complete turnaround at this school. My son's grades have even improved -icing on the cake! There are many parent reviews of NMHS that, though harsh, are likely not inaccurate. They describe a culture that is now in the past. I would recommend NMHS.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 22, 2008

my son is a senior at n. mesquite and i feel the teachers have done a great job my son has gone to n.mesquite since 9th grade and since then i have never had a problem with the teachers .my only problem is the principal i dont think she is doin a good job as her position it could b better. submitted by parent
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 2, 2008

I'm sure there are many better schools in the metroplex than North Mesquite. But the relentless bashing it and it's now leaving principal have recieved in these reviews is ridiculous and unfounded. As a current senior I happen to know that the school has many fine teachers as well as many not so great ones. This mix is common to almost all schools. I also know that our principal probably could have done a better job. But that is not to say that she has done a bad one. The notion that the administration does not care is in my opinion ludicrous. The few policies of the school that many seem to disagree with are not implemnted by them anyway, but by the district. Blame the school board members if you must. But don't try to say this school is bad. It is anything but.
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 17, 2008

I feel that North Mesquite could be a great school again, but it starts with the principal, and since she has arrived it's been going down hill ever since. There is no dicipline, no inforcement of the rules, and chaos in the hallways. The administrators do not follow up to see if the students that attend there really live in the right district. The principal has alot of teachers that are tired of the low performance from the students and no support from the administrators. There are fights in the lunchroom and in the hallways everyday.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 20, 2007

I'm moving ASAP!!! I've never had such a bad experience, especially the principal and admin staff! I can definently compare, since this is my last child of 8 - almost all have gone to different schools. My credentials? I have a doctorate in education and have taught for 29 years. He's moving today to a private school until I can get the house sold.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 11, 2007

I attended this school and now my daughter attends. I love this school and there are great teachers. I just wish there was a better teacher/parent involvement and a little more security. The kids are a little too free when they are outside.
—Submitted by an administrator


Posted April 25, 2007

I am very disappointed in this school. No one even cares. They want parents to be involved but won't work with the parents. If I could I would take my child out of there. Everyone said put your child in Mesquite schools they really care but as I have found out they do not. I can not even get PTA information--Sad times. Seems like all they care about is court
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 19, 2006

I was a student from 2000-2004 and I saw the downfall of the school. A year before I came to north, there was a principal who seemed to care about his students. Then, there came a new principal. There were also many great teachers who left during the years I was there. Now, the school is nothing like it was and it is disappointing to think that the fun I had in great teachers' classrooms will never be known to our future stallions.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 15, 2005

This school has a great JROTC program. My daughter moved here when she started the 10th grade and she had been in the prograsm since. As far as academics they have a wonderful variety of teachers. They care for their students and take extra time for tutoring. All teachers make sure that every student gets the concept before they move on, but they do this without holding other students behind. This is a great school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 22, 2005

Very good teaching staff in place. The students seem for the most part to be bright and respectful. The administration should be applauded for their involvement.
—Submitted by a former student


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 89% in 2011.

657 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
92%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

658 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
68%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. 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 goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 91% in 2011.

577 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

575 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
69%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

579 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
72%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 93% in 2011.

583 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
92%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. 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 goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 95% in 2013.

542 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
94%
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

541 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
82%
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

541 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
88%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 98% in 2013.

539 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
96%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. 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 goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students94%
Female96%
Male92%
Black or African American92%
Asian100%
Hispanic95%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Special education58%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Math

All Students85%
Female84%
Male86%
Black or African American82%
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Special education43%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students92%
Female93%
Male92%
Black or African American92%
Asiann/a
Hispanic92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Special education39%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students95%
Female95%
Male95%
Black or African American94%
Asiann/a
Hispanic94%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Special education50%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. 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 goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Recognized".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".

About the tests


Texas uses Accountability Ratings to indicate the overall performance of each school and district. The ratings are based on TAKS test results, dropout rates for grades 7 and 8 and school completion rates for grades 9 through 12. Schools and districts rated under standard accountability procedures are designated as Exemplary, Recognized, Academically Acceptable or Academically Unacceptable. Schools and districts rated under alternative education accountability (AEA) procedures are designated as either AEA: Academically Acceptable or AEA: Academically Unacceptable.

Source: Texas Education Agency

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 78% in 2013.

660 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
82%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 97% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
n/a
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 85% in 2013.

706 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
87%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

411 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

The state average for English I Reading was 65% in 2013.

760 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
64%
English I Writing

The state average for English I Writing was 48% in 2013.

814 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
46%
English II Reading

The state average for English II Reading was 78% in 2013.

602 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

The state average for English II Writing was 52% in 2013.

603 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Reading

The state average for English III Reading was 63% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
28%
English III Writing

The state average for English III Writing was 42% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
29%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

596 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
98%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 73% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
World Geography

The state average for World Geography was 75% in 2013.

746 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
77%
World History

The state average for World History was 70% in 2013.

608 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
n/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR 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 goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

Algebra I

All Students73%
Female76%
Male69%
Black or African American66%
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
Multiracial70%
American Indian or Alaska Native67%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Special education43%
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)38%
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant73%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted72%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted100%
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students85%
Female88%
Male82%
Black or African American82%
Asian100%
Hispanic86%
Multiracial82%
American Indian or Alaska Native71%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education56%
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)51%
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant85%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted84%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students91%
Female94%
Male89%
Black or African American87%
Asiann/a
Hispanic93%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special education82%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)62%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant91%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted90%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students63%
Female71%
Male55%
Black or African American56%
Asian71%
Hispanic63%
Multiracial58%
American Indian or Alaska Native75%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special education12%
Not special education68%
Limited English proficient (LEP)15%
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant63%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted60%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students40%
Female47%
Male33%
Black or African American32%
Asian57%
Hispanic41%
Multiracial58%
American Indian or Alaska Native25%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged48%
Special education5%
Not special education44%
Limited English proficient (LEP)3%
Proficient in English44%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant40%
Gifted/talented98%
Not Gifted36%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students79%
Female84%
Male75%
Black or African American72%
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
Multiracial75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Special education32%
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)28%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant79%
Gifted/talented98%
Not Gifted78%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students45%
Female52%
Male39%
Black or African American32%
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
Multiracial63%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged49%
Special education6%
Not special education48%
Limited English proficient (LEP)6%
Proficient in English48%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant45%
Gifted/talented91%
Not Gifted42%
Bilingualn/a

English III Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Giftedn/a

English III Writing

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Giftedn/a

Geometry

All Students81%
Female84%
Male78%
Black or African American66%
Asiann/a
Hispanic84%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Native80%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Special education50%
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)63%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant81%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted79%
Bilingualn/a

Physics

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Giftedn/a

U.S. History

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Giftedn/a

World Geography

All Students68%
Female68%
Male68%
Black or African American56%
Asian100%
Hispanic71%
Multiracial90%
American Indian or Alaska Native86%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Special education25%
Not special education73%
Limited English proficient (LEP)20%
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant68%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted65%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students62%
Female61%
Male63%
Black or African American46%
Asiann/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracial63%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Special education26%
Not special education65%
Limited English proficient (LEP)22%
Proficient in English64%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant62%
Gifted/talented93%
Not Gifted60%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR 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 goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 58% 52%
Black 22% 13%
White 16% 29%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 8%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 7%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

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Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing and written arts
  • Drama

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
  • Swimming pool
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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • DOUG BARBER
Fax number
  • (972) 882-7908

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
  • Swimming pool
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Power lifting / Weight lifting
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Drama
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18201 Lyndon B Johnson Freeway
Mesquite, TX 75150
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Phone: (972) 882-7900

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