Mesquite Independent School District is made up of 33 elementary schools, 9 middle schools, 5 high schools, 1 alternative education campus and coming in 2021, a career-tech high school. Encompassing an area of approximately 60 square miles, MISD serves more than 42,000 students. MISD has repeatedly been voted as one of the best employers in the Metroplex.

In addition to a wonderful school district, Mesquite is also home to Eastfield College, a member of Dallas County Community College District. Eastfield College is an excellent resource to businesses and industry with a robust corporate training and continuing education program. Eastfield is dedicated to bringing affordable quality education to company employees, while customized training helps companies stay competitive.