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Mesa Public Schools

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School Facts

  • Number of Students
    2100
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Spring Year, Fall Year

School Description

Five of Mesa Public School District’s four-year high schools accept international students in grades 9-12. Offering a diverse curriculum that includes biotechnology classes, STEM and scholastic diplomas, and an innovative computer-based Distance Learning course, the prestigious International Baccalaureate degree is also available.

FACILITIES
The District’s many beautiful campuses have newly renovated weight rooms, sports stadiums, all-weather tracks, sports fields, updated classroom and labs.

SPORTS AND ARTS
High schools in the district boast championships in sports like girls’ cross country, track, tennis, softball and basketball, and boys’ wrestling, golf and football. One high school even made Sports Illustrated’s list of Top 25 High School Athletic Programs in the US.
The district has many stellar visual and performing arts programs for those students interested in expressing themselves creatively.

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Mesa Public School District schools have received the Siemen’s Foundation Top Advanced Placement Programs and the Silver Medal School awarded by U.S. News and World Report.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
Mesa is located 20 miles east of Arizona’s capital city, Phoenix. Residents enjoy a wide array of parks, sports facilities, pools, golf courses, special community events, festivals and world-class shopping and dining. Mesa is a popular destination for baseball fans because its home to the Chicago Cubs Spring Training Camp.

  • 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
Diploma Year Offered?
Yes
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:20
SAT Average
1074
ACT Average
20.7
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
No
Sports
Badminton, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country Running, Fitness, Football, Football, Golf, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling
Arts
Acting, Art and Design, Ceramics, Digital Illustration Studio, Drama, Drama, Drama, Drawing, Glass Staining, Jewelry, Orchestral music, Painting, Photography, Photography, Rock, Sculpture, Stage Craft, Studio Art: 2D Design, Studio Art: 2D Design, Studio Art: 3-D Design, Studio Art: Drawing, Video Game Design
Music
Band, Band, Choir, Choir, Guitar, Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band, Music Theory, Orchestra
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Art History, Biology, British literature and writing, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Chinese Language and Culture, Comparative Government and Politics, Computer Science A, Computer Science A, English Language and Composition, Environmental Science, European History, German Language and Culture, Human Geography, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics 2, Physics C, Physics C: Mechanics, Psychology, Research, Seminar, Spanish Language and Culture, Spanish Literature and Culture, Statistics, US Government and Politics, US History, World History
Languages
Chinese, French, French, French Language and Culture, German, Spanish, Spanish for Spanish Speakers
Clubs and Extracurricular
Academic Decathlon, Anime Club, Art Club, Biotechnology, Chess, Culinary Club, DECA, Environmental, Environmental Science Club, Fashion Club, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), German Club, Health Occupations, Interact, Junior Statesman, Model United Nations (Model UN), Movie Club, National League of Honor, Poetry, Quidditch Club, Spanish Club, Speech and Debate, Swing, Thespian Society, Writing, Young Democrats, Young Republicans
Accepting Students in Grades
No
Ages Accepted
14-18
ELTiS Required
215
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
High school diplomas are awarded to F-1 students who provided translated transcripts at the time of enrollment and meet the standards of MUSD and the state of Arizona.

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