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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 159 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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On Sports & Fitness: You can join any sport you want at any time of the year. We have the best coaches in the district, and we have the best weigh room in the district

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On Administration & Policies: They are to strict. they abuse their power. they act like kings and queens. sometimes even break their own rules

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On Teachers: Even though a teacher at my school got arrested for having sex with a student at my school, Teachers at my school are great. Their always there when you need them at my school and always in contact with parent to help student and keep parent informed.

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High School Senior

On Extracurriculars: There are many type of clubs at my school. a few are GsA for Gay people, HOSA, sports, Im in Gamers club and many others

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High School Senior

On Academics: Its to easy at my school the work is more for standardized test as of to teaching the kids and making them learn for what they need past college. Our curriculum is below average compared to some of my other friends from different districts as they say we are learning things now they learned last semester.

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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 159 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:
1570

Based on 20 students surveyed
Math
560
Verbal
510
Writing
500

ACT:
25

Based on 6 students surveyed
Math
27
English
20
Reading
26
Science
25
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 7 responses

  • 44% Coming into a safe environment
  • 33% How the teachers care about you
  • 22% 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%