Macarthur High School

4400 Aldine Mailroute, Houston, TX 77039 | (281) 985-6330
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,358
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3 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 4400 Aldine Mail Rt, Houston, TX 77039
  • Principal or Admin: Ms Nancy Blackwell
  • Fax: (281) 985-6294
  • Website: www.aldine.k12.tx.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,358
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 150.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,234 (52.3%)
  • Females: 1,124 (47.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 245 (10.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,688 (71.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,933 (82.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Macarthur High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.04%
Black27511.7%
Asian180.8%
Hispanic1,97483.7%
White903.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Macarthur High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade1024.3%
10th Grade83535.4%
11th Grade71530.3%
12th Grade70629.9%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
60.0%
District:
57.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
64.0%
District:
42.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
81.6%
District:
71.4%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
12.2%
District:
17.7%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
10.7
District:
9.7
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
35.0%
District:
39.9%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
13.2%
District:
16.4%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
20.6%
District:
19.8%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
20.4%
District:
15.7%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$79,707
District:
$74,592
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$54,160
District:
$51,698
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$44,016
District:
$45,459
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$46,481
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$48,579
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$60,252
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$70,150
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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2 reviews for Macarthur High School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on October 24, 2008
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • It is ok needs more teacher

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Macarthur High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes
SAT & ACT Exam Details (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT or ACT Exam
School:
47.9%
District:
52.2%
State:
61.5%
Percent of Test Takers Above Exam Criteria
School:
9.1%
District:
9.5%
State:
26.9%
SAT Average Score
School:
879.0
District:
870.0
State:
985.0
ACT Average Score
School:
16.7
District:
17.2
State:
20.5

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201035.0%77.0%70.0%
200933.0%67.0%67.0%
200832.0%59.0%60.0%
 
Reading Test
201080.0%92.0%92.0%
200975.0%85.0%87.0%
200864.0%82.0%84.0%
 
Science Test
200810.0%--
 
Social Studies Test
20083.0%--
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201089.0%89.0%90.0%
200989.0%88.0%88.0%
200892.0%85.0%86.0%
 
Math Test
201081.0%77.0%74.0%
200974.0%67.0%65.0%
200871.0%55.0%63.0%
 
Science Test
201079.0%77.0%74.0%
200968.0%63.0%66.0%
200864.0%53.0%64.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201096.0%95.0%93.0%
200992.0%91.0%90.0%
200892.0%89.0%88.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201093.0%92.0%93.0%
200995.0%92.0%92.0%
200895.0%93.0%90.0%
 
Math Test
201093.0%90.0%89.0%
200990.0%80.0%81.0%
200886.0%79.0%79.0%
 
Science Test
201093.0%91.0%91.0%
200991.0%87.0%85.0%
200886.0%80.0%80.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201099.0%99.0%98.0%
200999.0%98.0%97.0%
200898.0%97.0%95.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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