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Mesa Public Schools

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STEM

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, Spring Semester, Fall Semester

School Description

Mesa Public Schools offer a diverse curriculum that includes biotechnology classes, STEM diplomas, an innovative computer-based distance learning course, and the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma.

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

SPORTS AND ARTS
High schools in the district have won many championships in girls cross country, track, tennis, softball, and basketball as well as boys wrestling, golf, and football. One high school made Sports Illustrated’s list of Top 25 High School Athletic Programs in the US.
State regulations allow international students in grades 9-11 to participate in any Junior Varsity (JV) sports teams.
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 US News and World Report.

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

                  


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  • 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
French Immersion
No
Sports
Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country Running, E-Sports, Fitness, Football, Golf, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling
Arts
Acting, Art, Art History, Ceramics, Digital Art and Design, Drawing, Glass Arts, Jewelry, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Studio Art - 2D Design, Studio Art - 3D Design, Studio Art - Drawing, Theater, Theater - Technical Theater, Video Game Design
Music
Band, Choir, Guitar, Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band, Music Theory, Orchestra, Pop/Rock Band
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, British Literature, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Chinese Language and Culture, Computer Science A, Computer Science A, English Language and Composition, Environmental Science, European History, French Language and Culture, German Language and Culture, Government and Politics, 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, German, Spanish, Spanish for Spanish Speakers
Clubs and Extracurricular
Academic Decathlon, Anime Club, Art Club, Biotechnology Club, Chess Club, Culinary Club, Distributive Educations Clubs of America (DECA), Environmental, Environmental Science Club, Fashion Club, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Future Health Professionals (HOSA), German Club, Interact Club, Junior Statesman of America, Model United Nations (Model UN), Movie Club, National Honor Society, Poetry, Quidditch Club, Spanish Club, Speech and Debate, Swing, Thespian Society, Writing Club, Young Democrats, Young Republicans
Accepting Students in Grades
10, 11, 12
Ages Accepted
15-18
ELTiS Minimum
215
TOEFL Minimum
40
TOEFL Junior Required
N/A
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Minimum Duolingo: 65; 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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