Residents and business owners alike find Mesquite a great place to call home. With its outstanding schools and a number of attractive cultural, retail and entertainment options, the City known for its Real. Texas. Flavor. has a certain distinction that is equally appealing to both long-term and prospective residents, especially those looking for value and a small-town vibe. Through its Project Renewal initiative, the City and School District are committed to enhancing the quality of life for all its residents, both now, and in the future.
Mesquite Independent School District is a leading district in the North Texas Region. In fact, two-thirds of Mesquite ISD campuses are ranked as either Recognized or Exemplary. Additionally, Mesquite also has a number of colleges and trade schools that can accommodate the needs of those pursuing higher education goals.
Recreation and Entertainment
Mesquite's unique offering of parks and schools within walking distance of almost every home and business make it ideal for families who value its small-town feel and great outdoor amenities. Through its year-round programming and annual events, the Mesquite Parks and Recreation Department provides activities, facilities, programs and services that afford all residents the ability to enrich their lives through classes or cultural and leisure activities. From Bach to barbeque, it’s tough to beat Mesquite’s cultural and entertainment options. With venues ranging from the Mesquite Arts Center to the Mesquite Championship Rodeo, residents and visitors alike can experience a variety of entertainment offerings close to home. Mesquite also boasts retail and dining options to satisfy every taste and palate on its Rows of Texas, a 4-mile section of I-635 where shopping, dining and entertainment venues converge as the City’s Retail Row, Restaurant Row and Rodeo Row.
As a community, Mesquite has been at the forefront of providing the best technology and equipment to our Fire and Police Departments. With a crime rate significantly lower than both the state and national averages, Mesquite is considerably safer and more affordable for its residents than other Metroplex communities.