Macarthur Elementary School

  • Macarthur Elementary School serves 415 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Macarthur Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Macarthur Elementary School's student population of 415 students has grown by 116% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students415 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Macarthur Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Macarthur Elementary School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank#811 out of 1265 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Macarthur Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Macarthur Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
70%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Macarthur Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Macarthur Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
25%
64%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Macarthur Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Macarthur Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.450.54
This chart display the diversity score of Macarthur Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Macarthur Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
10%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Macarthur Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLiberal School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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