70,000

Number of Students

47%

Free and Reduced Lunch

100%

Students with Access to High Speed Broadband

35%

K-12 Students with Access to a Personal School-provided Device (1:1)

Learn from this district about:

Providing a personal learning device to students: Mesa Public Schools provides every high school student with access to a digital learning device and emphasizes innovative instruction to ensure that the needs of every student are met.

Capitalizing on teacher leadership: The district holds a Tech Expo, designed to give teachers exposure to the best apps and tools out there, and awards 10 to 20 mini-grants to teams of teachers who have come together to pilot innovative tools and practices in the district.

Developing STEM-specific diplomas: The Advanced STEM program is an innovative model blending honors and Advanced Placement curricula through project-based learning experienced in Biomedical Science, Biotechnology, and Engineering, where students work toward earning an Advanced STEM diploma.