Macarthur High School

3700 N Mac Arthur Blvd
Irving, TX 75062
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Macarthur High School serves 2,793 students in grades 9-12.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Macarthur High School's student population of 2,793 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 181 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,793 students
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Total Classroom Teachers181 teachers
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School Comparison

Macarthur High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Macarthur High School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#5451 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
58%
52%
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Black
22%
13%
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White
11%
28%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.610.64
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Graduation Rate
92%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIrving Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Macarthur High School is Universal Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Travis Middle School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Irving Travis Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 994 students
    0.4 miles
    1600 Finley Rd
    Irving, TX 75062
    (972) 600-0100
    0.4 6-8 994
  • Irving Lee Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 668 students
    0.5 miles
    1600 Carlisle St
    Irving, TX 75062
    (972) 600-7800
    0.5 K-5 668
  • Irving Brandenburg Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 850 students
    0.7 miles
    2800 Hillcrest Dr
    Irving, TX 75062
    (972) 600-7100
    0.7 PK-5 850
  • Irving Farine Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 756 students
    0.7 miles
    615 Metker Rd
    Irving, TX 75062
    (972) 600-7900
    0.7 K-5 756
  • Irving Universal Academy Charter School
    Math: 46% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 777 students
    0.8 miles
    2616 N Macarthur Blvd
    Irving, TX 75062
    (972) 255-1800
    0.8 PK-12 777

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