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MacArthur High School is a public school in Houston, TX. It has 2,532 students in grades 9-12. Students score average on state standardized tests. There have been 164 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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High School Sophomore

On Resources & Facilities: Although there has been a replacement in counselors, I am sure the school is doing well even if they have had some faults.

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High School Sophomore

On Academics: The teachers are great. If a student ever needs help on anything even dealing with family problems, they can always help a student out.

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High School Senior

On Food: The food is very diverse such as in the fact that thier are variteies to chooser from. One day you can vouch for a salad another if your feeling peckish then you can grab some fruit or a sandwhich. The only slight annoyance is the fact that only junk food such as chips, cookies and brownies are sold. I vouch for fresh healthy fruit such as pomengrants or mangos to be sold also. Not only that but also some more greek yogurt but the food by it self provides the neccary nutrietients needed through out the day.

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High School Senior

On Extracurriculars: Decent variety of organizations and clubs

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High School Senior

On Overall Experience: Educational wise it's a great school even without much funding. The classes offered are high quality.

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MacArthur High School is a public school in Houston, TX. It has 2,532 students in grades 9-12. Students score average on state standardized tests. There have been 164 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

86%

Test Performance

42
MacArthur High School performed better than 42% of other schools on Texas math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1540

Based on 22 students surveyed
Math
550
Verbal
500
Writing
490

ACT:
24

Based on 6 students surveyed
Math
26
English
20
Reading
26
Science
24
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 25% Some rules are quite ridiculous.
  • 20% The technology isn't so up to date.
  • 20% The lockers are so old looking.
  • 15% Some of the teachers aren't amazing at their job.
  • 15% The school food!
  • 5% The counselors are not very helpful.

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 36% Coming into a safe environment
  • 36% How the teachers care about you
  • 27% Carrer classes

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 93% Yes
  • 7% Not sure.
  • 0% No

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 56% Do your best
  • 44% Have a communication with counselors

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 57% Make it a great day or not, the choice is yours.
  • 43% It's cool to come to school

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 8 responses

  • 75% Very informing for college
  • 25% Not much

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
52.4%
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Female
47.6%
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Racial Diversity

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Hispanic
87.2%
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African American
9.2%
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White
2.5%
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Asian
0.6%
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Multiracial
0.4%
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Native American
0.0%
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Pacific Islander
0.0%