Macarthur Elementary School

1435 E Mclellan Rd
Mesa, AZ 85203
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Macarthur Elementary School serves 544 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Macarthur Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 544 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Macarthur Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

Macarthur Elementary School's student population of 544 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
544 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Macarthur Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Macarthur Elementary School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#130 out of 1854 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
26%
47%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
67%
35%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
8%
9%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Macarthur Elementary School's ranking?
Macarthur Elementary School is ranked #130 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
67% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Macarthur Elementary School?
544 students attend Macarthur Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Macarthur Elementary School students are White, 26% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Macarthur Elementary School?
Macarthur Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Macarthur Elementary School offer ?
Macarthur Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Macarthur Elementary School part of?
Macarthur Elementary School is part of Mesa Unified District (4235) School District.

School Reviews

5   7/12/2013
The best part about MacArthur is the active neighborhood support. I have also found the faculty to be very friendly.
- Posted by Parent - salld

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 544 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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