Macarthur High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
2,544
Best High School in Texas
#259
 Rating 7 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District NORTH EAST ISD
Type Public
 Phone (210)356-7600
 Location 2923 MACARTHUR VIEW
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78217
Charter School No

Macarthur High School has an academic rating well above the average for Texas high schools based on its average test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 259th in the best public high schools in Texas.

Racial Demographics

The Macarthur High School student body is mainly Hispanic with a sizeable White population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White29.4%748
Black9%228
Hispanic55.3%1,406
Asian Pacific2.6%66
Native American Indian0.4%9
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%6
Two or more races3.2%81

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 39.9%

35.9% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Texas high school median of 41.7%. By this measure, MACARTHUR H S students are largely middle income and rank 474th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman732
Sophomore675
Junior537
Senior600
Total2,544

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
76%
Rank in Texas
446th
Rating
6 out of 10

Students at Macarthur High School scored an average 76% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is slightly above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 37.7% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls80% to 84%*80%
Boys70% to 74%*70%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*50% or more*
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*70% to 79%*
Black70% to 74%*60% to 64%*
Hispanic78%72%
Multiracial50% or more*80% to 89%*
White80% to 84%*85%
With Disabilites50% to 59%*40% to 44%*
Limited English40% to 59%*30% to 34%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
992

The average SAT score for Macarthur High School students in 2015 was 992.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
48%
Rank in Texas
285th
Rating
7 out of 10

548 out of 1,137 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (48%). College admission testing participation is somewhat above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 30% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
30%
AP Pass Rank in Texas
217th
AP Pass Rate Rating
6 out of 10

Macarthur High School offers 23 AP courses. 30 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 83% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Macarthur High School had 443 taking AP exams with a 239 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 65% percentile and somewhat above the Texas state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 54% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 30% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 8%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 8%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 28%
AP Courses Offered 23

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate16%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate17%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate14%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas 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
Texas Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students13.5%353
Boys15.1%211
Girls11.6%142
Texas Median11.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.1%30
Boys1.3%18
Girls0.9%12

Location

Macarthur High School
2923 MACARTHUR VIEW
SAN ANTONIO, TX
78217
(210)356-7600

8 out of 10 1

District

NORTH EAST ISD
SAN ANTONIO, TX