MacArthur High School in San Antonio Northeast Township, TX - Niche

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    Public, Magnet
  • Reviews
    344 3.8
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MacArthur High School is a public magnet school in San Antonio Northeast Township, Texas. It has 2,647 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 85% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 344 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

2923 Macarthur View
San Antonio, TX 78217
(210) 650-1100

Ratings and Reviews
3.8 from 344 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Student Culture & Diversity: Nobody really judges anybody here.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: My freshman and sophomore year were probably the best years that I had here.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Health & Safety: This year, we really haven't had any fights, thank goodness. The nurse is desent, somewhat.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Food: I personally do not eat lunch at school.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: The administration is not very aware of the amount of students leaving campus every lunch period.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.33 Alamo Heights High School 3 mi. 1,501
3.00 Roosevelt High School 3 mi. 2,839
3.00 Madison High School 5 mi. 3,284
4.00 Churchill High School 5 mi. 2,999
3.00 Lee High School 5 mi. 2,381

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Male 52%
Female 47%

Student Diversity

MacArthur High School United States Alamo Heights High School Churchill High School Lee High School Madison High School Roosevelt High School
Hispanic 50.0% 24.5% 34.0% 47.0% 81.0% 53.0% 57.0%
White 33.0% 51.6% 60.0% 43.0% 10.0% 32.0% 15.0%
African American 8.0% 15.2% 1.0% 4.0% 4.0% 7.0% 18.0%
Asian 3.0% 4.7% 2.0% 2.0% 0% 2.0% 3.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.6% 0% 2.0% 1.0% 3.0% 4.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 29.1%
Grade 10 26.0%
Grade 11 23.8%
Grade 12 21.1%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 72% Yes
  • 20% Not sure.
  • 8% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 27% AP classes offered
  • 22% Variety of clubs/organizations
  • 20% Teachers
  • 20% School spirit
  • 6% Art and Orchestral department
  • 4% Dance team

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 28% Tardy Sweeping
  • 21% How packed the hallways and stairways get.
  • 17% It's a three story building
  • 17% Bathroom Rules
  • 17% Cliques

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 16 responses

  • 56% School spirit
  • 31% The mission statement
  • 12% Creative and spirited

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 41% Duty, Honor, Country
  • 41% GO BRAHMAS!!
  • 12% Variety
  • 6% Marijuana and entitlement

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 65% Get involved!
  • 24% Don't procrastinate
  • 12% Be prepared to complete all assignments on time.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 15% I love everything about this school.
  • 69% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 15% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.