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State

Arizona

Number of Students

2100

Accepting Students to Grades

9-12

IB Programs

Mesa Public School District

Public School District – Mesa , Arizona

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.

Location
Located 30 minutes east of Phoenix.

Area Population: 457,587
City Website: City of Mesa

Dates
Estimated Fall Start: Early August
Estimated Fall End: Late December
Estimated Spring Start: Early January
Estimated Spring End: Late May

Special Comment:
Mountain View was listed as the Arizona 2007 winner of the Siemen's Foundation top Advanced Placement programs. The high school is also listed as Silver Medal School by U.S. News. Several other high schools in the district have been awarded Bronze Medals.

School Facts

Number Of Schools In District

6

Student Population

Co-Educational

Number of Students

2100

Accepting Students to Grades

9-12

Teacher/Student Ratio

1:20

ESL Programs

No

IB Programs

Yes

Offers Diploma Year Program

Yes

Foreign Languages

  • Chinese
  • French
  • Spanish

Arts

  • Acting
  • Art
  • Band
  • Ceramics
  • Chorus
  • Digital Media, Arts, Graphics, Illustration
  • Drawing and Design
  • Guitar
  • Jazz Band
  • Jewelry Design and Making
  • Band - Marching
  • Music Theory
  • Orchestra
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Music - Rock Band
  • Sculpture
  • Glass - Stained Glass
  • Theater
  • Journalism - Video

AP Courses

  • Art History
  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese Language and Culture
  • Comparative Government and Politics
  • Computer Science
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Environmental Science
  • European History
  • French Language and Culture
  • Geography
  • German Language and Culture
  • Human Geography
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Music Theory
  • Physics
  • Physics 2
  • Psychology
  • Spanish Language and Culture
  • Spanish Literature and Culture
  • Studio Art
  • United States Government and Politics
  • United States History

Sports

  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country Running
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Anime
  • Art
  • Chess
  • Environmental
  • Fashion
  • Junior State of America (JSA)
  • Model United Nations
  • National Honor Society
  • Spanish Language
  • Theater
  • Writing
  • Yearbook

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Anthem College, Arizona State University, Brown Mackie College, College America, Collins College, DeVry University, Eastern Arizona College, Embry Riddle Aeronautical
University, Everest College, International Baptist College, International Institute of the Americas, Northern Arizona University, Phoenix College, Pima Medical Institute, Prescott College, Remington College, Scottsdale Culinary Institute, The Art Institute of Tucson

Closest International and Local Airports: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)
For Details Visit Website:   Mesa Public School District

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