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Mesquite High School serves Mesquite, Texas and a small portion of Balch Springs for the grades 9 through 12 and is a part of the Mesquite Independent School District. The school is led by Principal Kevin Samples. Total enrollment for the school as of October 2011 was 2,804 and therefore places it in the UIL 6A division. "Stormy the Skeeter" is the school mascot for the school's various athletic teams and the school's colors are Maroon and White.

Principal Kevin Samples    Principal Kevin Samples

Brief History

In the March 1901, the Mesquite Independent School District was incorporated at the behest of the citizens of Mesquite, Texas to serve the primary and secondary educational needs of the city. The first school was established at the current site of MHS in 1902 with an enrollment of approximately 200 students. A new high school was built on the property in June 1923. MHS was officially recognized as an accredited high school in June 1924 by the Texas State Department of Education.




 We are located in Mesquite's historic downtown :)