students and parents

  • Mesquite ISD received the 2015 District Excellence in Professional Learning Award from Learning Forward - Texas (formerly TSDC).

  • Mesquite ISD is an American Heart Association Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite for 2014.

  • Mesquite ISD is one of 14 Texas school districts among 477 in the United States and Canada to be honored by the College Board with placement on its 4th Annual AP® District Honor Roll.

  • Mesquite ISD was a finalist for HEB's prestigious Excellence in Education Award in 2010, 2011 and 2012.

  • In 2011, Mesquite ISD became the fourth school district to receive the Texas Award for Performance Excellence from Quality Texas, the state chapter of the national Baldrige Performance Excellence Program.

  • Mesquite ISD is the winner of the 2011 Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) annual Award for Urban School Board Excellence, the national organization's top honor.

  • Mesquite ISD has been a member of the Comptroller's Gold Leadership Circle for five consecutive years (2010-2014) because of the district's high standard of online fiscal transparency.

  • From 2003 to 2015, Mesquite ISD has earned a Superior Achievement rating -- the highest level -- on the Texas Education Agency's Financial Integrity Rating System (FIRST).

  • Mesquite ISD was one of only three school districts nationwide to make the 2013 list of America's Top 150 Workplaces.

  • Mesquite ISD was named one of the 2012 Best Places to Work by the Dallas Business Journal.

  • Mesquite ISD was selected as one of The Dallas Morning News' Top 100 Places to Work in 2012.