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  1. MESA PUBLIC SCHOOLS

    Slide 1 - MESA PUBLIC SCHOOLS

    • No Better Place to Learn
  2. The Mesa Unified School DistrictIs the State’s Largest

    Slide 2 - The Mesa Unified School DistrictIs the State’s Largest

    • 67,220 STUDENTS filled Mesa’s
    • 7,421,133 SCHOOL BUILDINGS in
    • (Total Sq. Ft.)
    • 87 SCHOOLS & A VARIETY OF
    • FOCUS PROGRAMS on
    • 1,408 ACRES OF LAND (at school sites)
    • 200 SQUARE MILES.
  3. A Menu of Services and Personnel2009-2010

    Slide 3 - A Menu of Services and Personnel2009-2010

    • 3,954 TEACHERS (includes all
    • certified contract employees)
    • instruct
    • 67,220 STUDENTS with the
    • assistance of
    • 5,715 OTHER WORKERS who
    • support instruction by offering
    • a variety of services (includes
    • all classified staff, contract and
    • non-contract)
  4. GRADUATESCLASS  OF 2009

    Slide 4 - GRADUATESCLASS OF 2009

    • Dobson 605
    • Mesa High 725
    • Mountain View 799
    • Red Mountain 835
    • Skyline 545
    • Westwood 582
    • EVA 78
    • Total Graduates 4,229
  5. Points of Pride

    Slide 5 - Points of Pride

    • Entz Elementary is a 2009 Blue Ribbon School. The U.S. Department of Education announced that Entz Elementary was named a 2009 National Blue Ribbon School. It is among four Arizona public schools to receive the recognition.
    • Recent National Blue Ribbon Schools are Franklin West Elementary, Franklin Northeast Elementary, and Longfellow Elementary
  6. Points of Pride

    Slide 6 - Points of Pride

    • A Red Mountain High School student, was recently selected as a Flinn Scholar. Only 20 students from Arizona are selected each year from 400 applications. The scholarship, which offers more than $60,000 in benefits, provides full tuition to an Arizona university for four years as well as a yearly stipend. After the freshman year, scholars attend a three-week seminar in Eastern Europe. They also have an additional paid travel abroad option.
    • Mesa Academy for Advanced Studies students who won the Elementary Grand Champion School award in the Arizona Science and Engineering Fair. Several students also received individual first place honors. The Academy and Mesa High School also had many other students who placed in the top three of their category in this statewide competition.
  7. Points of Pride

    Slide 7 - Points of Pride

    • Space MissionsThe district’s Space Integration Module program, a Boeing-MPS partnership, will be featured at the National Science Teachers Association regional conference in Phoenix in December (2009). It will also be in the spotlight at the Space Exploration Educators Conference at Johnson Space Center in Houston in February.
  8.  

    Slide 8

    • TOTAL
    • TOTAL
    • YEAR
    • ENROLLMENT
    • YEAR
    • ENROLLMENT
    • 1945
    • 3,429
    • 1996
    • 70,318
    • 1950
    • 6,208
    • 1997
    • 70,000
    • 1955
    • 8,933
    • 1997
    • 70,793
    • 1960
    • 12,171
    • 1999
    • 72,125
    • 1965
    • 17,673
    • 2000
    • 73,738
    • 1970
    • 22,590
    • 2001
    • 73,981
    • 1975
    • 31,266
    • 2002
    • 74,507
    • 1980
    • 38,142
    • 2003
    • 74,737
    • 1985
    • 51,321
    • 2004
    • 74,916
    • 1990
    • 63,063
    • 2005
    • 71,851
    • 1991
    • 64,455
    • 2006
    • 74039
    • 1992
    • 65,952
    • 2007
    • 72,523
    • 1993
    • 67,488
    • 2008
    • 72,000
    • 1995
    • 70,098
    • 2009
    • 67,220
  9. ATHLETICS

    Slide 9 - ATHLETICS

    • State Championships*
    • Baseball 7 Basketball 25
    • Football 23 Golf 14
    • Track 32 Wrestling 6
    • Softball 4 Volleyball 4
    • Cross Country 13 Gymnastics 7
    • Soccer 2 Tennis 7
    • Swimming & Diving 10
    • *Represents both Boys and Girls from 1908 to present
  10. ATHLETICS

    Slide 10 - ATHLETICS

    • 2008-2009
    • 5,848 Games, Matches and Meets were held for students’ participation in sports events
    • 7,454 Students participated in interscholastic athletics
  11. ACT and SAT

    Slide 11 - ACT and SAT

    • With an average composite score of 23.5 on the ACT, Mesa students (2009 graduating class) scored well above state (21.9) and national (21.1) averages
    • On the SAT, Mesa Public Schools Class of 2007 outperformed the previous class, as well as the state and nation as follows:
    • Critical Reading* Math Writing
    • MPS 522 547 499
    • Arizona 516 521 497
    • National 501 515 493
    • *Formerly Verbal
  12. ACT COMPOSITE SCORES1990-1991 through 2008-2009

    Slide 12 - ACT COMPOSITE SCORES1990-1991 through 2008-2009

  13. SAT Critical Reading(Formerly Verbal) Trends1995-1996 through 2008-2009

    Slide 13 - SAT Critical Reading(Formerly Verbal) Trends1995-1996 through 2008-2009

  14. SAT Math Trends1995-1996 through 2008-2009

    Slide 14 - SAT Math Trends1995-1996 through 2008-2009

  15. ALTERNATIVE LEARNING PROGRAMS

    Slide 15 - ALTERNATIVE LEARNING PROGRAMS

    • Choice Programs and Schools
    • Biotechnology AcademyEagleridgeEast Valley Academy HighFranklin (Basic) Elementary Schools (four campuses)Franklin Junior High Schools (7th grade)Health Science High SchoolsHighland Arts Integrated Program HomeboundK-12 International Baccalaureate ProgrammeMesa Academy for Advanced StudiesMesa Distance Learning ProgramMontessori Programs (three campuses)Sunridge Learning CenterWorld Studies Academy
  16. TEACHERS ARE ASSISTED BYTHESE RESOURCES ANDDEPARTMENTS:

    Slide 16 - TEACHERS ARE ASSISTED BYTHESE RESOURCES ANDDEPARTMENTS:

    • Creative Arts Special Education
    • Basic Skills Psychological Services
    • Science Guidance Services
    • Social Studies Summer School
    • Athletics, K-12 P.E. Performing Arts
    • Community Education Career and Technical Education
    • Title I Parent University
    • Math Homework Hotline English Language Acquisition
    • Extended Learning/Advanced Placement
  17. ATHLETICSDobson High School State Championships

    Slide 17 - ATHLETICSDobson High School State Championships

    • Cross Country – Boys 1997
    • Swimming & Diving – Boys 1987
    • Swimming & Diving – Girls 1987
    • Football 1987
    • Softball 1990
    • Track – Boys 1991
    • Tennis – Boys 1995
    • Soccer – Boys 1999
    • Basketball – Boys 1997
    • Golf – Boys 2003
  18. SCHOOL DISTRICTSESTABLISHED

    Slide 18 - SCHOOL DISTRICTSESTABLISHED

    • 1879 Lehi Elementary School District
    • 1882 Mesa Elementary School District
    • 1885 Alma Elementary School District
    • 18##* Highland Elementary School District
    • 1887 Jordan Elementary School District
    • 1894 Nephi Elementary School District
    • *Exact date not known
  19. Mesa Union High School District #207Established December 26, 1907

    Slide 19 - Mesa Union High School District #207Established December 26, 1907

    • Elementary Feeder Districts:
    • LehiJordanAlmaMesaNephiHighland
  20. Elementary Schools DistrictsConsolidated intoMesa Elementary District #4July 1946

    Slide 20 - Elementary Schools DistrictsConsolidated intoMesa Elementary District #4July 1946

    • These Districts Included:
    • Mesa Elementary School District
    • Alma Elementary School District
    • Jordan Elementary School District
    • Lehi Elementary School District
  21. Slide 21

    • Three MPS
    • Historical Milestones
    • 1945-1946 Elementary and high school districts consolidated under one administration.
    • 1945-1946 Schools were desegregated.
    • 1951-1952 Changed from a 8-4 organization plan to a 6-3-3 plan and Mesa Junior High was born. Mesa Junior High was called East Junior High until 1965 when it was renamed to Mesa Junior High.
  22. MESA SUPERINTENDENTS

    Slide 22 - MESA SUPERINTENDENTS

    • 1907- 1909 John Loper, Both Mesa and Mesa HS Districts (Two School Boards) 1909-1914 H.Q. Robertson
    • 1914-1917 G. C. Sherwood
    • 1917-1920 H.E. Matthews
    • 1920-1932 Herman Hendrix
    • 1932-1937 O.P. Greer
    • 1937-1946 Rulon T. Shepherd
    • 1946-1954 Harvey L. Taylor (Mesa combined 1953-1967 Rulon T. Shepherd (One School Board/Two Districts)
    • 1967-1984 George Smith
    • 1984-1999 Jim Zaharis
    • 1999-2000 Dale Frederick
    • 2000-2009 Debra Duvall
    • 2009 - Present Mike Cowan