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Logo of John Horn High School
3300 East Cartwright Road
|School district||Mesquite Independent School District|
|Teaching staff||159.67 (FTE)|
|Student to teacher ratio||16.42|
|Color(s)||Red, Black and White |
John Horn High School, which serves grades 9 through 12, is a part of the Mesquite Independent School District. The school is under the UIL AAAAAA (or 6A) division. The Jaguar is the school mascot, and the school colors are red, black and white.
John Horn High School is the newest high school opened in the Mesquite Independent School District. It is named after the former superintendent Dr. John D. Horn.
The school opened in 2000 with only 9th and 10th grade classes. The enrollment in that first school year was approximately 550. In the 2006-2007 school year its enrollment was over 2,000 students. Ronnie Pardun was the first principal of the school succeeded by the current principal, Bruce Perkins.
For the 1st time, Horn's marching band advanced to UIL state in 2018, in which they placed 22nd, making it the 2nd school in Mesquite to participate in the UIL State Marching competition.
Elementary schools that feed into Horn include:
Middle schools that feed into Horn include: Berry & Terry.
Patrick Perkins Titles: Principal