Mesa Public Schools

Pathways to Excellence

Our vision

Unprecedented Excellence in Education

Our mission

To develop a highly educated and productive community, one student at a time

Our core values

In Mesa Public Schools:

Each student is important.


  • Learning is our focus and priority.
  • Collaboration and innovation are indispensable.
  • Sound fiscal stewardship is essential.
  • Diversity increases our opportunities.
  • Success is expected and celebrated.  

    Our pathways to excellence

  • Student achievement and learning
  • Social emotional learning
  • Innovative solutions
  • Our promise

    Every student in Mesa Public Schools is known by name, strength and need, and graduates ready for college, career and community.

    East Valley Academy


    EVA Direct Instruction
    EVA Flex Learning Lab
    Crossroads Junior High School
    Crossroads High School


    Core Values

    Perseverance: We never quit and we know we will succeed.
    Community: We are part of something greater than ourselves.
    Service: We see beyond ourselves and reach out to serve others in need.
    Excellence: We do our best work in everything we do.

    Mission Statement

    The mission of East Valley Academy is to reach out and reengage under credited students by providing a safe and structured environment that promotes opportunities for credit recovery and acceleration.


    • We aim for an atmosphere of understanding, with respect for individual differences and community values.
    • We provide alternative educational opportunities that build self-confidence,self-esteem, personal responsibility and effective lifelong learning habits.
    • We build relationships and partnerships with individual students, their families, and our educational community.