Macarthur High School



Macarthur High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Macarthur High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 111
10 1014
11 944
12 846

Macarthur High School is a public high school of the Aldine Independent School District located in Houston, TX. It has 2,915 students in grades 9th through 12th. Macarthur High School is the 73rd largest public high school in Texas and the 309th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.0 to 1.

Total Students: 2,915
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 182.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 309th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 73rd out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,608th out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 56th out of 2,121

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Macarthur High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,522
(52%)
13,522
(51%)
 Female 1,393
(48%)
12,827
(49%)

Macarthur High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 2,639
(91%)
18,694
(71%)
 Black 204
(7%)
6,572
(25%)
 White 53
(2%)
457
(2%)
 Asian 8
(0%)
387
(1%)
 Two or More 6
(0%)
170
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
32
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
37
(0%)

Macarthur High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 2,595
(89%)
22,555
(86%)
 Not Eligible 320
(11%)
3,794
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Macarthur High School is ranked 12th out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Macarthur High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Macarthur High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2251
2006 2274
2007 2305
2008 2338
2009 2358
2010 2532
2011 2488
2012 2589
2013 2672
2014 2821
2015 2915

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 15.5
2007 15.7
2008 15.7
2009 15.7
2010 16.6
2011 17
2012 17.3
2013 16.4
2014 16.7
2015 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.73078631719236
2006 0.77352682497801
2007 0.75574837310195
2008 0.84345594525235
2009 0.81976251060221
2010 0.82148499210111
2011 0.83842443729904
2012 0.85940517574353
2013 0.8997005988024
2014 0.82240340304856
2015 0.89022298456261

Compare Macarthur High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 
This School 89.0%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,915 16:1  
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