Macarthur Elementary School

1435 E. Mclellan Rd.
Mesa, AZ 85203
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
5.00 (1 review)
Macarthur Elementary School serves 574 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Macarthur Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Macarthur Elementary School's student population of 574 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students574 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Rankings

Macarthur Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (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 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#225 out of 2111 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
78%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
73%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
45%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
71%
38%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.450.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesa Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Macarthur Elementary School is Learning Foundation (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Valley Academy (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Scottsdale East Valley Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 19 students
    0.7 miles
    1858 East Brown Road
    Scottsdale, AZ 85257
    (480) 946-3071
    0.7 K-6 19
  • Mesa Learning Foundation Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-12 | 172 students
    1.0 miles
    851 North Stapley Drive Bld 6
    Mesa, AZ 85203
    (480) 635-1900
    1 K-12 172
  • Mesa Montessori House Charter School Charter School
    Math: 40-59% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 56 students
    1.0 miles
    2415 N. Terrace Circle
    Mesa, AZ 85203
    (480) 464-2800
    1 K-6 56
  • Mesa Hale Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 524 students
    1.1 miles
    1425 N 23rd Street
    Mesa, AZ 85213
    (480) 472-7400
    1.1 K-6 524
  • Mesa Edkey Inc. - Pathfinder Academy - Sequoia Lehi Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 104 students
    1.2 miles
    2345 N. Horne St.
    Mesa, AZ 85204
    (480) 461-3200
    1.2 K-6 104

School Reviews

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The best part about MacArthur is the active neighborhood support. I have also found the faculty to be very friendly.
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