Macarthur High School

3700 N Mac Arthur Blvd

Irving, TX 75062
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (972)600-7200
  • Macarthur High School serves 2,793 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 75%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 71%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Macarthur High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 71%.
  • Macarthur High School operates within the Irving Independent School District.
  • Irving Independent School District's 93% graduation rate is higher than the Texas state average of 89%.

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School Overview

  • Macarthur High School's student population of 2793 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 181 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,793 students
Macarthur High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Macarthur High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers181 teachers
Macarthur High School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeMacarthur High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Macarthur High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7879 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Macarthur High School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
75%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
71%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Macarthur High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
6%
4%
Macarthur High School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
54%
52%
Macarthur High School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
25%
13%
Macarthur High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
13%
29%
Macarthur High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Macarthur High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsMacarthur High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.630.41
Macarthur High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate
95%
89%
Macarthur High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
53%
Macarthur High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
Macarthur High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Macarthur High School is Irving Independent School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1203 school districts in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Irving Independent School District's student population of 34,929 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 84% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,762 in this district is less than the state average of $10,811. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $11,093 is less than the state average of $11,097. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
    School District NameIrving Independent School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    38
    3
    Number of Students Managed34,929831
    Irving Independent School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    70%
    75%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    62%
    71%
    District Graduation Rate
    93%
    89%
    District Total Revenue$342 MM$9 MM
    District Spending$389 MM$9 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,762$10,811
    District Spending / Student$11,093$11,097
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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