Mountain View High School in Mesa, AZ - Niche

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Mountain View High School is a public school in Mesa, Arizona. It has 3,169 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 88% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 493 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

2700 East Brown Rd
Mesa, AZ 85213
(480) 472-0200

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3.9 from 493 reviews
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    • High School Freshman
    • 4
    Health & Safety: I have never personally seen or experienced bullying. Safety is big here. They go above and beyond. They have big security officers on bikes that roam the school. We have quite a bit of disabled students here, and all the other students are extremely nice to them. I haven't ever needed to go to the school nurse, but I know there are beds in there and they can call your parents to pick you up. Safety is seriously something you don't ever have to worry about.
    • High School Freshman
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: The National Honor Society here is strong, they actually want you to go out to the community and help people. Although I have not yet joined this club, I heard that Academic Decathlon is pretty intense. The speech and debate coach here has just been awarded coach of the year. I remember hearing one guy on the track and field team is eligible for the Olympics. The marching band played in the London New Years Parade, and the orchestra and choir got to play at Carnegie Hall. There is an anime club, Dumbledore's Army club, and other unique clubs like that around here. Those are just a few of them.
    • High School Freshman
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I would definitely chose this school again if I had to, because it is one of the best schools in the nation. We were given the name, "Campus of Champions." In math, we celebrate PI day. We do a project and then in reward, we eat multiple pies. Just this past year, I went to New York with the orchestra to play at Carnegie Hall. Generally, the people here are good. Not to mention, this school has safety as its top priority. Once we had a suspicious package laying around the campus, and we went into lock down for 4 hours, and then the principle said that whoever would tell him who put it there would get $200. Everything was alright, of course.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 3
    Health & Safety: Don't know many people who are bullied.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: There are clubs but not a lot attendance except for a few.

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.33 Mesa High School 3 mi. 3,330
EDUPRIZE - Gilbert Campus 5 mi. 1,828
3.00 Westwood High School 5 mi. 3,090
3.33 Gilbert High School 6 mi. 2,553
3.66 Red Mountain High School 6 mi. 3,313

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Mountain View High School United States EDUPRIZE - Gilbert Campus Gilbert High School Mesa High School Red Mountain High School Westwood High School
White 70.0% 51.0% 73.0% 68.0% 33.0% 71.0% 31.0%
Hispanic 20.0% 25.0% 14.0% 21.0% 58.0% 19.0% 49.0%
African American 3.0% 15.0% 2.0% 3.0% 3.0% 3.0% 7.0%
Native American 2.0% 1.1% 0% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 8.0%
Asian 2.0% 4.8% 4.0% 3.0% 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 3.0% 1.0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 26.1%
Grade 10 25.9%
Grade 11 22.8%
Grade 12 25.2%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 77 responses

  • 84% Yes
  • 8% Not sure.
  • 8% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 52 responses

  • 20% The education
  • 16% Nationally recognized school in academics
  • 15% The students and teachers are all amazing
  • 11% Marching band again!
  • 10% Performing Arts in general
  • 10% The sports teams
  • 6% Acdec
  • 4% Speech and debate
  • 4% Choir
  • 2% Acting
  • 1% Plethora of LDS people

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 43 responses

  • 19% Cliques
  • 16% Lots of Mormons form cliques
  • 14% People saying it is just a Mormon school
  • 13% Difference in views with the Mormons
  • 12% Favortism from coaches to well-to-do families
  • 11% Teenagers needing to get over themselves
  • 6% If you aren't in AP they don't care about you
  • 3% Lack of school spirit
  • 2% There is nothing unbearable about MVT.
  • 2% Poor administation
  • 1% Unfair treatment from teachers towards students
  • 1% Lack of creative writing classes

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 54 responses

  • 74% We excell in many areas: sports, academics, arts
  • 15% Marching band!
  • 6% Wrestling
  • 4% It has a great Academic Decathlon team.
  • 2% Excells in academics. Not so much in sports.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 56 responses

  • 50% The Campus of Champions
  • 21% Mormon, "clique" oriented, and economicly divided
  • 14% Mormon
  • 14% Mormon - but also unforgettable

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 43 responses

  • 47% Challenge yourself. Don't be afraid to be yourself
  • 37% Expectations are high; be determined to learn.
  • 14% Taking AP classes gets you more respect.
  • 2% Make sure to try out for a team or join studco!

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 51 responses

  • 25% I love everything about this school.
  • 65% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 10% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.