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Red Mountain High School is a public school in Mesa, AZ. It has 2,473 students in grades 10-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 387 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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On Student Culture & Diversity: The diversity at Red Mountain is pretty great. I think most of the racial denominations are present, even if the religious ones are not. The student population consists of Christians, Catholics and Mormons, with a seminary building right across the street. But there isn't a whole lot of trouble with people trying hard to fit in. There are so many groups on campus, everyone fits somewhere, and doesn't have to be any one but themselves. We also have strong support for the LGBT community on campus, our club, Everybody Loves Everybody (ELE).

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High School Senior

On Health & Safety: Red Mountain has plenty of security guards to keep students safe while they are on campus, but off campus, with the drug scene that is so prevalent, they can't do anything to keep students from using and abusing, unfortunately. Bullying is not tolerated, both in person and online, with action being taken theses last few years against online bullying.

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High School Senior

On Academics: There are so many AP classes at Red Mountain. I've taken my fair share already, and am going to take some more in my senior year. There are great opportunities for achieving academic greatness at Red Mountain, the teachers- most of them- try and help the students any way they can. There is a huge workload for most advanced classes, but that's the point. They get us ready for the college work load, and that is greatly appreciated. The AP classes taken the most are Psychology and Statistics, both are fairly easy, and I think that's honestly why most people take them.

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On Extracurriculars: Most of the extra curricular activities are for the students likely to go to college. There aren't many creative extra curriculars for the artsy students.

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High School Senior

On Food: Yeah, the food at Red Mountain isn't that great. I don't really eat food from the cafeteria. I bring my own lunch.

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Red Mountain High School is a public school in Mesa, AZ. It has 2,473 students in grades 10-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 387 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

87%

Test Performance

85
Red Mountain High School performed better than 85% of other schools on Arizona math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1660

Based on 32 students surveyed
Math
570
Verbal
560
Writing
530

ACT:
27

Based on 13 students surveyed
Math
26
English
27
Reading
28
Science
28
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 23% There are a variety of classes to choose from.
  • 23% There is a wide variety of clubs
  • 17% The teachers are helpful
  • 9% Lots of Stem classes
  • 6% Its easy to make friends
  • 6% Lots of computer science classes
  • 6% Lots of art classes
  • 6% Lots of engineering classes
  • 3% School sucks
  • 3% Lots of Ag classes

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 30% Over crowded because of freshman.
  • 17% The long lunch lines
  • 13% Locked campus for underclassman
  • 13% Dress code
  • 9% Drug deals in the bathrooms
  • 9% Food
  • 4% Cameras
  • 4% I have no complaints

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 11 responses

  • 27% Edelbrock is the funniest physics teacher.
  • 27% We have a great music and performing arts program
  • 9% Our school cares about each student
  • 9% Lots of AP Courses
  • 9% School spirit
  • 9% All of the above, Arts, AP, spirit, and teachers
  • 9% 5 time state championship softball team

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 29% Popularity contest
  • 21% Maroon.
  • 21% Friendly
  • 21% It's big
  • 7% Over rated

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 41 responses

  • 71% Yes
  • 15% Not sure.
  • 15% No

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 64% Always try your best; hard work pays off.
  • 36% Don't piss off the security guards.

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
51.3%
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Female
48.7%
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Racial Diversity

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White
76.2%
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Hispanic
16.4%
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African American
3.4%
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Asian
2.6%
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Native American
1.4%
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Multiracial
0.0%
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Pacific Islander
0%