Red Mountain High School in Mesa, AZ - Niche

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Red Mountain High School is a public school in Mesa, Arizona. It has 3,313 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 536 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

7301 East Brown Rd
Mesa, AZ 85207
(480) 472-0200

Ratings and Reviews
3.8 from 536 reviews
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    • High School Sophomore
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: They have so many courses to choose from. The courses offer dual enrollment and really challenges the students.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 5
    Overall Experience: One thing that I love about this school is the variety of classes they offer and clubs. They have a Journalism program that has been incredible and very beneficial to me. It had taught me so many lessons and life skills. I'm happy I have attended the school.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 4
    Teachers: Many teachers go above and beyond, but others don't treat students with a lot of respect. They are always willing to help if you put in the effort. They want there students to succeed and they will help if needed.
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: Just like at any school, some parents are great, while others are not as devoted to their child's education.
    • High School Junior
    • 5
    Teachers: Teachers at this school go above and beyond for current and past students whether it be tutoring, finding them scholarship opportunities, or just being available to talk to.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 Skyline High School 4 mi. 2,566
4.00 Highland High School 5 mi. 3,010
3.33 Desert Ridge High School 5 mi. 2,754
4.00 Mountain View High School 6 mi. 3,169
3.33 Mesa High School 7 mi. 3,330

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


Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

Red Mountain High School United States Desert Ridge High School Highland High School Mesa High School Mountain View High School Skyline High School
White 71.0% 51.0% 67.0% 76.0% 33.0% 70.0% 57.0%
Hispanic 19.0% 25.0% 20.0% 12.0% 58.0% 20.0% 33.0%
African American 3.0% 15.0% 5.0% 3.0% 3.0% 3.0% 3.0%
Asian 2.0% 4.8% 3.0% 5.0% 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Native American 1.0% 1.1% 0% 0% 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 2.0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 24.8%
Grade 10 25.4%
Grade 11 23.5%
Grade 12 26.2%

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 75 responses

  • 72% Yes
  • 17% Not sure.
  • 11% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 45 responses

  • 22% The teachers are helpful
  • 21% There are a variety of classes to choose from.
  • 21% There is a wide variety of clubs
  • 13% Lots of AP classes
  • 12% Its easy to make friends
  • 3% Lots of art classes
  • 3% Lots of Stem classes
  • 1% Lots of computer science classes
  • 1% Lots of engineering classes
  • 1% Lots of Ag classes
  • 1% School sucks

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 38 responses

  • 17% Over crowded because of freshman.
  • 14% The long lunch lines
  • 13% Food
  • 13% Typical highschool cliques separating others
  • 10% Dress code
  • 8% Locked campus for underclassman
  • 7% Administration
  • 6% Drug deals in the bathrooms
  • 6% Sweep
  • 5% I have no complaints
  • 1% Cameras
  • 1% General Classes

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 42 responses

  • 24% All of the above, Arts, AP, spirit, and teachers
  • 17% 5 time state championship softball team
  • 17% Every single thing up there makes RM the best!
  • 10% Edelbrock is the funniest physics teacher.
  • 10% Lots of AP Courses
  • 7% We have a great music and performing arts program
  • 7% Our school cares about each student
  • 7% School spirit
  • 2% The Clubs and activities

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 45 responses

  • 40% It's big
  • 18% Popularity contest
  • 16% Friendly
  • 13% Competitive in many categories
  • 9% Maroon.
  • 4% Over rated

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 41 responses

  • 46% Always try your best; hard work pays off.
  • 27% Create great relationships with students/teachers.
  • 12% Don't piss off the security guards.
  • 7% Don't get an ego--you have to work hard to succeed
  • 2% Make sure Lois never learns your name
  • 2% You're not alone!
  • 2% Get in and get out. Try to meet some great people.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 44 responses

  • 20% I love everything about this school.
  • 70% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 9% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.