Gen Douglas Macarthur Senior High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,314
Best High School in New York
#61
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District LEVITTOWN UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
Type Public
 Phone (516)434-7230
 Location 3369 OLD JERUSALEM RD
LEVITTOWN, NY 11756
Charter School No

Gen Douglas Macarthur Senior High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for New York high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation. It is ranked 61st in the best public high schools in New York.

Racial Demographics

The Gen Douglas Macarthur Senior High School student body is mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White82.6%1,085
Black1.2%16
Hispanic11.4%150
Asian Pacific4.6%61
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0.2%2

Family Income

vs. other New York high schools
Upper 12.6%

11.2% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the New York high school median of 39%. By this measure, GEN DOUGLAS MACARTHUR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL students are largely upper income and rank 116th in New York for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman299
Sophomore332
Junior337
Senior335
Total1,314

Completions

Graduation Rate
97%
Rank in New York
52nd
Rating
10 out of 10
Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students97%
New York Median87%
Percentile95%
White95% or more*
Black50% or more*
Hispanic80% or more*
Asian Pacific80% or more*
Native American.%
Two or more races.%
Economically Disadvantaged80% or more*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
99%
Rank in New York
30th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Gen Douglas Macarthur Senior High School scored an average 99% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the New York State Education Department. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 92% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1% of New York high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls95% or more*95% or more*
Boys95% or more*95% or more*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*50% or more*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic90% or more*80% or more*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White95% or more*95% or more*
With Disabilites90% or more*80% or more*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
46%
Rank in New York
240th
Rating
5 out of 10

310 out of 672 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (46%). College admission testing participation is slightly above the New York median rate of 42% and in the top 44% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
32%
AP Pass Rank in New York
293rd
AP Pass Rate Rating
3 out of 10

Gen Douglas Macarthur Senior High School offers 18 AP courses. 32 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 84% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all New York schools of 18%. Gen Douglas Macarthur Senior High School had 420 taking AP exams with a 255 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 37% percentile and somewhat below the New York state median of 68 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 61% 68%
Students enrolled in an AP class 32% 18%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 1%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 30%
AP Courses Offered 18

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
New York Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
New York Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students5.9%80
Boys8.6%59
Girls3.1%21
New York Median4.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.2%17
Boys1.7%12
Girls0.7%5

Location

Gen Douglas Macarthur Senior High School
3369 OLD JERUSALEM RD
LEVITTOWN, NY
11756
(516)434-7230

10 out of 10 1

District

LEVITTOWN UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
LEVITTOWN, NY