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  • Tue, 15 Oct 2019 15:26:47 MST

    Mesa Public Schools received the most awards in the nation for a single school district.
  • Mon, 30 Sep 2019 12:56:49 MST

    Tamara Scott, an American Sign Language teacher at Mountain View High School, has received a Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching Short Term Program (DAST) grant from the U.S. Department of State. Recipients of the grant are selected on the basis of leadership potential, and academic and professional achievement. She is one of 13 K-12 teachers who will travel abroad as part of Cycle II of...
  • Mon, 30 Sep 2019 11:03:09 MST

    Red Mountain High freshman Rylan Gardner has been named a finalist in the Broadcom MASTERS competition. Nationwide, 30 out of 2,348 student applicants are selected as finalists for the Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering for Rising Stars) competition. The program seeks to inspire young scientists, engineers and innovators. Gardner will next compete in Washington,...
  • Mon, 30 Sep 2019 10:44:07 MST

    District seniors from Mesa, Mountain View, Red Mountain, Skyline and Westwood high schools have been named as semifinalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.
  • Thu, 19 Sep 2019 15:37:59 MST

    Mesa Public Schools has won the $100,000 grand prize in the National Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Completion Challenge. The award was presented Sept. 18, 2019, at the 2019 National College Access Network (NCAN) conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. The district was recognized for its innovative practices, leadership, effectiveness and sustainability with the FAFSA completion...
  • Tue, 17 Sep 2019 11:48:08 MST

    (Submitted by Elliott Adams/Mesa Public Schools) Taryn Tidwell, choir and drama teacher at Shepherd Junior High School, has been named one of five finalistsfor 2020 Arizona Teacher of the Year. Each year, the Arizona Educational Foundation highlights outstanding public school teachers in Arizona, one of which is named Teacher of the Year and represents the state in the National Teacher...
  • Mon, 12 Aug 2019 16:20:58 MST

    Starting with the Aug. 13, 2019, meeting, Mesa Public Schools Governing Board meetings will begin at 5 p.m. Meetings will kick off with student, staff and school recognitions, followed by Board business. Mesa Public Schools Governing Board meetings are held the second and fourth Tuesday of the month in the Board Room, Curriculum Services Center, 549 N. Stapley Dr., Mesa, AZ 85203. Find more...
  • Tue, 14 May 2019 12:09:57 MST

    The Hermosa Vista Elementary principal received the award during a surprise celebration May 10.
  • Mon, 13 May 2019 12:38:16 MST

    Jordan Harb, Nathaniel Ross and Liam Wilson are members of the 34th class of Flinn Scholars.
  • Mon, 08 Apr 2019 14:50:24 MST

    Six Mesa schools have been named among the best K-12 public schools in the state. These outstanding schools are winners of 2019A+ School of Excellence™awards from the Arizona Educational Foundation: Emerson Elementary School, Christel Swinehart-Arbogast, principal Ishikawa Elementary School, David Shill, principal Lincoln Elementary School, Josh Henderson, principal...
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 17:32:27 MST

    Kindergarten at Mesa Public Schools is the perfect jumpstart for student learning. Enroll now for Fall 2019.
  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:07:32 MST

    Mesa Public Schools won more 2017-18 Civic Engagement awards than any other district in the state.
  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:49:19 MST

    Franklin Junior High School and Mesa Academy for Advanced Studies received the prestigious award for overall excellence in education.
  • Thu, 27 Sep 2018 09:44:27 MST

    Seniors from Mesa, Mountain View and Westwood high schools have been named to the elite list of students recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program.
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:45:03 MST

    For the second year in a row, Mesa Public Schools was the only Arizona district to be recognized by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation.
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 13:37:11 MST

    At their Sept. 11 Governing Board meeting, members proclaimed Citizenship Day on Sept. 17 and Constitution Week from Sept. 17 to 23 in Mesa Public Schools.
  • Wed, 08 Aug 2018 16:47:17 MST

    Parents of ninth-graders are invited to preview the district's sexual-awareness curriculum and meet the teachers Aug. 13; parents of seventh-graders, Aug. 22.
  • Wed, 27 Jun 2018 16:01:04 MST

    The Gifted and Talented department specialist has been named one of the nation's top STEM educators.
  • Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:24:59 MST

    Red Mountain High School and the City of Mesa are once again teaming up for a unique summer theater production. "It's a musical that features all actors with special needs," says Matt Erickson, director and Red Mountain High theatre teacher. "They're the stars." Three years ago, Mesa's Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities department approached Erickson with an idea for the city's...
  • Thu, 07 Jun 2018 17:03:57 MST

    Mesa is one of 25 organizations in the country to receive up to a $40,000 2018-19 FAFSA Completion Challenge Grant from National College Access Network. The district received the grant to meet the challenge of increasing the Class of 2019's Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) completion rate by at least five percentage points, as compared to the Class of 2018. The grant is funded by...

Mesa Public Schools

As Arizona's largest school district, Mesa Public Schools is nationally recognized for excellence in teaching and support services, and for student achievement in academics, sports, creative and performing arts, and career and technical programs.

We offer many options for students in preschool through 12th grade. MPS is a leader in providing outstanding K-12 comprehensive programs at all of our neighborhood schools and an exciting variety of educational choices for families.