Average Teacher Salary in Mesquite Independent School District

The average teacher salary in Mesquite Independent School District is $47,652.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $26,838 $16,819 $18,588 $21,696 $28,810 $50,165
Kindergarten $49,017 $39,031 $44,377 $49,081 $53,659 $59,912
Elementary $53,261 $41,565 $47,017 $52,086 $59,633 $69,333
Middle school $53,275 $41,966 $47,034 $52,043 $59,382 $68,734
High school $55,870 $43,274 $47,998 $53,639 $63,753 $73,355

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General Facts

  • Staff: 4,385
  • Full time teachers: 2,363
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 419
  • Instructional Coordinators: 14
  • Elementary Teachers: 1,015
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 126
  • Pre-K Teachers: 18
  • High School Teachers: 916
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 35,805

Financial Statistics for Mesquite Independent School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $127,667,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $162,087,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $20,459,000
  • Total revenue: $310,213,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $156,651,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $171,940,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $28,638,000
  • Expenditures per student: $290,000
  • Total expenditures: $300,481,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Mesquite Independent School District

Elementary Schools within the Mesquite Independent School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Austin Elementary
3020 Poteet Dr
Mesquite, TX 75150
972-882-7220
  • Total: 477
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 52
  • 3rd grade: 71
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 77
  • 6th grade: 68
17 to 1 27 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Beasley Elementary
919 Green Canyon Dr
Mesquite, TX 75150
972-882-5160
  • Total: 452
  • Kindergarten: 40
  • 1st grade: 62
  • 2nd grade: 63
  • 3rd grade: 79
  • 4th grade: 73
  • 5th grade: 67
  • 6th grade: 68
17 to 1 27 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Black El
160 Millstream
Houston, TX 77060
281-878-0350
  • Total: 858
  • Pre-k: 2
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 77
  • 2nd grade: 87
  • 3rd grade: 99
  • 4th grade: 87
  • 5th grade: 94
  • 6th grade: 95
14 to 1 62 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Cannaday Elementary
2701 Chisolm Tr
Mesquite, TX 75150
972-882-5060
  • Total: 608
  • Kindergarten: 87
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 96
  • 6th grade: 88
16 to 1 38 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Florence Elementary
4621 Gleneagle St
Mesquite, TX 75150
972-290-4080
  • Total: 574
  • Pre-k: 92
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 52
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 76
  • 6th grade: 74
16 to 1 36 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Floyd El
3025 Hickory Tree Rd
Balch Springs, TX 75180
972-882-7100
  • Total: 707
  • Pre-k: 102
  • Kindergarten: 95
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 110
  • 3rd grade: 103
  • 4th grade: 94
  • 5th grade: 106
17 to 1 42 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Galloway Elementary
200 Clary Dr
Mesquite, TX 75149
972-882-5101
  • Total: 693
  • Pre-k: 47
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 89
  • 2nd grade: 86
  • 3rd grade: 106
  • 4th grade: 99
  • 5th grade: 98
  • 6th grade: 101
16 to 1 42 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Gentry El
1901 Twin Oaks Dr
Mesquite, TX 75181
972-290-4140
  • Total: 786
  • Pre-k: 38
  • Kindergarten: 115
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 111
  • 3rd grade: 126
  • 4th grade: 110
  • 5th grade: 121
  • 6th grade: 73
17 to 1 46 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Gray Elementary
3500 Pioneer Rd
Balch Springs, TX 75180
972-882-7280
  • Total: 798
  • Pre-k: 67
  • Kindergarten: 94
  • 1st grade: 119
  • 2nd grade: 107
  • 3rd grade: 108
  • 4th grade: 114
  • 5th grade: 85
  • 6th grade: 104
17 to 1 48 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Hanby Elementary
912 Cascade St
Mesquite, TX 75149
972-882-5040
  • Total: 844
  • Pre-k: 93
  • Kindergarten: 110
  • 1st grade: 114
  • 2nd grade: 136
  • 3rd grade: 146
  • 4th grade: 139
  • 5th grade: 106
16 to 1 52 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Hodges Elementary
14401 Spring Oaks
Balch Springs, TX 75180
972-290-4040
  • Total: 842
  • Pre-k: 87
  • Kindergarten: 115
  • 1st grade: 98
  • 2nd grade: 115
  • 3rd grade: 114
  • 4th grade: 102
  • 5th grade: 105
  • 6th grade: 106
17 to 1 51 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Kimball Elementary
4010 Coryell Way
Mesquite, TX 75150
972-290-4100
  • Total: 348
  • Pre-k: 27
  • Kindergarten: 42
  • 1st grade: 38
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 53
  • 4th grade: 53
  • 5th grade: 39
  • 6th grade: 54
17 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Lawrence El
3811 Richman Dr
Mesquite, TX 75150
972-882-7000
  • Total: 362
  • Pre-k: 56
  • Kindergarten: 30
  • 1st grade: 44
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 34
  • 4th grade: 53
  • 5th grade: 45
  • 6th grade: 56
13 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Mackey El
14900 North Spring Ridge Circl
Balch Springs, TX 75180
972-290-4160
  • Total: 885
  • Kindergarten: 134
  • 1st grade: 149
  • 2nd grade: 152
  • 3rd grade: 162
  • 4th grade: 130
  • 5th grade: 158
17 to 1 53 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Mckenzie Elementary
3535 Stephens Green
Mesquite, TX 75150
972-882-5140
  • Total: 483
  • Kindergarten: 62
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 78
  • 5th grade: 71
  • 6th grade: 71
15 to 1 32 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Mcwhorter Elementary
3678 Timberglen Rd
Dallas, TX 75287
972-968-2600
  • Total: 673
  • Pre-k: 90
  • Kindergarten: 122
  • 1st grade: 105
  • 2nd grade: 111
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 83
  • 5th grade: 85
  • 6th grade: 81
16 to 1 41 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Moss Elementary
1208 New Market Rd
Mesquite, TX 75149
972-882-7130
  • Total: 564
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 83
  • 3rd grade: 90
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 94
  • 6th grade: 89
17 to 1 33 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Motley Elementary
3719 Moon Dr
Mesquite, TX 75150
972-882-5080
  • Total: 438
  • Pre-k: 49
  • Kindergarten: 70
  • 1st grade: 54
  • 2nd grade: 63
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 45
  • 6th grade: 43
16 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Pirrung Elementary
1500 Creek Vly
Mesquite, TX 75181
972-882-7170
  • Total: 562
  • Pre-k: 59
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 77
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 79
  • 4th grade: 88
  • 5th grade: 109
18 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Porter Elementary
517 Via Avenida
Mesquite, TX 75150
972-290-4000
  • Total: 491
  • Pre-k: 45
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 53
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 56
  • 6th grade: 65
17 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Price Elementary
630 Stroud Ln
Garland, TX 75043
972-290-4100
  • Total: 497
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 62
  • 3rd grade: 91
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 75
  • 6th grade: 73
15 to 1 33 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Range El
2600 Bamboo St
Mesquite, TX 75150
972-882-5180
  • Total: 571
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 102
  • 3rd grade: 88
  • 4th grade: 74
  • 5th grade: 85
  • 6th grade: 74
15 to 1 38 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Rugel Elementary
2701 Sybil Dr
Mesquite, TX 75149
972-882-7260
  • Total: 435
  • Kindergarten: 52
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 63
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 63
  • 6th grade: 68
15 to 1 30 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Rutherford Elementary
1607 Sierra Dr
Mesquite, TX 75149
972-290-4060
  • Total: 552
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 91
  • 2nd grade: 84
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 99
  • 5th grade: 109
18 to 1 31 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Seabourn Elementary
2300 Sandy Ln
Mesquite, TX 75149
972-882-7040
  • Total: 657
  • Pre-k: 42
  • Kindergarten: 92
  • 1st grade: 85
  • 2nd grade: 109
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 86
  • 6th grade: 77
16 to 1 41 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Shands Elementary
4836 Shands Dr
Mesquite, TX 75150
972-290-4020
  • Total: 733
  • Kindergarten: 105
  • 1st grade: 124
  • 2nd grade: 125
  • 3rd grade: 108
  • 4th grade: 85
  • 5th grade: 99
  • 6th grade: 87
16 to 1 46 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Shaw El
707 Purplacee Sage Trl
Mesquite, TX 75150
972-882-7060
  • Total: 698
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 94
  • 2nd grade: 87
  • 3rd grade: 97
  • 4th grade: 126
  • 5th grade: 105
  • 6th grade: 99
18 to 1 40 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Smith El
8707 Dover
Lubbock, TX 79424
806-766-2022
  • Total: 600
  • Pre-k: 63
  • Kindergarten: 136
  • 1st grade: 150
  • 2nd grade: 133
  • 3rd grade: 121
  • 4th grade: 127
  • 5th grade: 120
15 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Thompson Elementary
2915 Scott Mill Rd
Carrollton, TX 75007
972-968-3400
  • Total: 490
  • Pre-k: 3
  • Kindergarten: 72
  • 1st grade: 91
  • 2nd grade: 85
  • 3rd grade: 83
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 76
14 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Tisinger Elementary
1701 Hillcrest St
Mesquite, TX 75149
972-882-5120
  • Total: 740
  • Pre-k: 80
  • Kindergarten: 118
  • 1st grade: 113
  • 2nd grade: 114
  • 3rd grade: 93
  • 4th grade: 103
  • 5th grade: 119
17 to 1 44 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Tosch Elementary
2424 Larchmont Dr
Mesquite, TX 75150
972-882-5000
  • Total: 743
  • Kindergarten: 121
  • 1st grade: 104
  • 2nd grade: 110
  • 3rd grade: 108
  • 4th grade: 124
  • 5th grade: 94
  • 6th grade: 82
16 to 1 46 Kindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Mesquite Independent School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Berry Middle
2675 Bear Dr
Mesquite, TX 75181
972-882-5850
  • Total: 803
  • 6th grade: 219
  • 7th grade: 288
  • 8th grade: 296
15 to 1 52 6th Grade 8th Grade
Kimbrough Middle School
3900 North Galloway Ave
Mesquite, TX 75150
972-882-5900
  • Total: 737
  • 7th grade: 375
  • 8th grade: 362
15 to 1 51 7th Grade 8th Grade
Mcdonald Middle
2930 Town East Blvd
Mesquite, TX 75150
972-882-5700
  • Total: 965
  • 7th grade: 463
  • 8th grade: 502
16 to 1 60 7th Grade 8th Grade
Terry Middle School
2351 Edwards Church Rd
Mesquite, TX 75181
972-882-5650
  • Total: 940
  • 6th grade: 333
  • 7th grade: 297
  • 8th grade: 310
20 to 1 48 6th Grade 8th Grade
Vanston Middle School
3230 Karla Dr
Mesquite, TX 75150
972-882-5801
  • Total: 671
  • 7th grade: 340
  • 8th grade: 331
16 to 1 41 7th Grade 8th Grade
Wilkinson Middle School
2100 Crest Park Dr
Mesquite, TX 75149
972-882-5950
  • Total: 852
  • 6th grade: 222
  • 7th grade: 319
  • 8th grade: 311
14 to 1 60 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Mesquite Independent School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Horn High School
3300 East Cartwright Rd
Mesquite, TX 75181
972-882-5200
  • Total: 2,230
  • 9th grade: 667
  • 10th grade: 604
  • 11th grade: 494
  • 12th grade: 465
19 to 1 120 9th Grade 12th Grade
Mesquite High School
300 East Davis St
Mesquite, TX 75149
972-882-7800
  • Total: 2,773
  • 9th grade: 849
  • 10th grade: 722
  • 11th grade: 618
  • 12th grade: 584
18 to 1 155 9th Grade 12th Grade
North Mesquite High School
18201 Lbj Fwy
Mesquite, TX 75150
972-882-7900
  • Total: 2,387
  • 9th grade: 671
  • 10th grade: 650
  • 11th grade: 581
  • 12th grade: 485
15 to 1 156 9th Grade 12th Grade
Poteet High School
3300 Poteet Dr
Mesquite, TX 75150
972-882-5300
  • Total: 1,529
  • 9th grade: 385
  • 10th grade: 412
  • 11th grade: 365
  • 12th grade: 367
15 to 1 104 9th Grade 12th Grade
West Mesquite High School
2500 Memorial Pkwy
Mesquite, TX 75149
972-882-7600
  • Total: 1,709
  • 9th grade: 521
  • 10th grade: 477
  • 11th grade: 358
  • 12th grade: 353
15 to 1 112 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Mesquite Independent School District (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Agnew Middle School
729 Wilkinson Dr
Mesquite, TX 75149
972-882-5750
  • Total: 873
  • 7th grade: 439
  • 8th grade: 434
17 to 1 52 7th Grade 8th Grade
Mesquite Academy
2704 Motley
Mesquite, TX 75150
972-882-7570
  • Total: 166
  • 9th grade: 11
  • 10th grade: 9
  • 11th grade: 35
  • 12th grade: 111
4 to 1 38 9th Grade 12th Grade
P A School School Learning Center
4711 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, TX 75235
469-593-5800
  • Total: 9
  • 6th grade: 1
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 8th grade: 5
  • 9th grade: 9
  • 10th grade: 3
  • 11th grade: 4
  • 12th grade: 1
not available not available 7th Grade 11th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $19,934
  • Median family income: $53,887
  • Median male income: $31,176
  • Median female income: $23,835
  • Median income of a renter: $33,404
  • Median income of a home owner: $57,468
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    5,690 7,060 9,210 12,525 4,515

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