Located in Maricopa County and just 15 miles east of Phoenix, Mesa covers 132 square miles, is the third largest city in Arizona and the 38th largest city in the nation. The City provides the advantages of a thriving metropolis while maintaining the feel of a suburban environment. With dynamic recreational, educational and business opportunities.
Mesa Public Schools (incorporated as Mesa Unified School District #4) is the unified school district for the city of Mesa, Arizona. With approximately 69,000 students, it is the largest, in terms of student enrollment, unified school district in Arizona. MPS serves most of the city of Mesa, plus small portions of Tempe and Chandler.