School Basics

West Mesquite High School is a secondary school in Mesquite, Texas, United States. The school, which serves grades 9 through 12, is a part of the Mesquite Independent School District.

The school serves the western portion of Mesquite and most of the MISD portion of Balch Springs. The school mascot is the Wrangler. The school is located near the Mesquite Championship Rodeo at the Mesquite Arena, and was actually built on land once owned by the Rodeo. There was once a pond that horses drank from. If it were there today, it would cover much of the north end of the football stadium.

Memorial Stadium, is on campus along with the Mesquite Tower which broadcasts the school district's own radio station, KEOM.

Location

2500 Memorial Parkway, Mesquite, Texas, United States

Motto

Home of Honor and Pride

Established

Opened as a middle school in 1976, housing 7th, 8th, and 9th grades. The first graduating class received diplomas in 1984.

Enrollment

2,115 (2018-2019)

Colors

Burnt Orange and White

Mascot

Wrangler