Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Irving ISD: B

Total students

2,770

Avg. teacher experience

9.9 years

Irving ISD: 9.3 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

92.4 %

Irving ISD: 93.7%

Statewide: 90.3%

MacArthur High School is a high school in Irving, TX, in the Irving ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 2,770 students. 70.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 29% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of B for the 2018-2019 school year.

In the Class of 2020, 92.4% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 1% during the 2019-2020 school year.

The average SAT score at MacArthur High School was 916 for 2019-2020 graduates. The average ACT score was 16.8.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $65,692, which is $8,051 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 9.9 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.irvingisd.net

Address

3700 N Mac Arthur Blvd
Irving, TX 75062-3699

Office phone number

(972) 600-7200

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in MacArthur High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.4 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

2,770

African American

623 (22.5%)

Irving ISD: 12.6%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

27 (1%)

Irving ISD: 2.6%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

125 (4.5%)

Irving ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

1,706 (61.6%)

Irving ISD: 70.9%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

10 (0.4%)

Irving ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

224 (8.1%)

Irving ISD: 9.3%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

55 (2%)

Irving ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

22.5%

American Indian

1.0%

Asian

4.5%

Hispanic

61.6%

Pacific Islander

0.4%

White

8.1%

Two or more races

2.0%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

70.9 %

Irving ISD: 72.5%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

76.3 %

Irving ISD: 83.4%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

25.9 %

Irving ISD: 45.9%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

70.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

76.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

25.9%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

29 %

Irving ISD: 48.3%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

13 %

Irving ISD: 14.5%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

8.4 %

Irving ISD: 7.7%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

29.0%

Gifted and talented

13.0%

Special education

8.4%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

B

Irving ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

B

Irving ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Irving ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

C

Irving ISD: B

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2021 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2016-2017 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2021. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

92.4 %

Irving ISD: 93.7%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

95 %

Irving ISD: 95.1%

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

88.9 %

Irving ISD: 89.7%

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

100 %

Irving ISD: 100%

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

91.5 %

Irving ISD: 93.3%

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Irving ISD: 77.8%

Statewide: 89.2%

White

91.5 %

Irving ISD: 93.4%

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

100 %

Irving ISD: 95.2%

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

95.0%

American Indian

88.9%

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

91.5%

Pacific Islander

Masked

White

91.5%

Two or more races

100.0%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2019-2020 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

1 %

Irving ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

2.6 %

Irving ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

0.7 %

Irving ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

0 %

Irving ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

1.1 %

Irving ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

9.1 %

Irving ISD: 4.3%

Statewide: 1.5%

White

0.4 %

Irving ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

1.7 %

Irving ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.5%

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

14.4 %

Irving ISD: 7%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

12.8 %

Irving ISD: 4.4%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

14.1 %

Irving ISD: 8.5%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

7 %

Irving ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

15.6 %

Irving ISD: 6.8%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

20 %

Irving ISD: 14.3%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

9.9 %

Irving ISD: 8%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

22 %

Irving ISD: 10.7%

Statewide: 6.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2019-2020 school year.

All students

22.8 %

Irving ISD: 28.3%

Statewide: 22%

African American

14.1 %

Irving ISD: 22.2%

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

22.2 %

Irving ISD: 31.9%

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

55.6 %

Irving ISD: 70.1%

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

21.5 %

Irving ISD: 27%

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

16.7 %

Irving ISD: 21.4%

Statewide: 19.5%

White

34.6 %

Irving ISD: 30.7%

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

24.1 %

Irving ISD: 25.5%

Statewide: 25.8%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2019-2020 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

51.2 %

Irving ISD: 38.8%

Statewide: 59%

African American

39 %

Irving ISD: 28.2%

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

Masked

Irving ISD: 53.3%

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

54.3 %

Irving ISD: 52.2%

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

50.9 %

Irving ISD: 36.7%

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Irving ISD: Masked

Statewide: 58.9%

White

59.1 %

Irving ISD: 49.5%

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

57.1 %

Irving ISD: 58.3%

Statewide: 69.1%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2019-2020, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

916

Irving ISD: 894

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2019-2020. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

16.8

Irving ISD: 16.1

Statewide: 20.2

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for students graduating in 2019-2020.

Reading

40.6 %

Irving ISD: 42.2%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

30 %

Irving ISD: 31.7%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

23.1 %

Irving ISD: 23.1%

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

40.6%

Math

30.0%

Reading + Math

23.1%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

175.9

African American

45.3 (25.7%)

Irving ISD: 17.2%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Irving ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

10 (5.7%)

Irving ISD: 3%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

28 (15.9%)

Irving ISD: 31.1%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Irving ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

87.7 (49.8%)

Irving ISD: 46.1%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

5 (2.8%)

Irving ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

1.1 (0.6%)

Irving ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

109 (62%)

Irving ISD: 69.2%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

64.8 (36.8%)

Irving ISD: 29.5%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

1 (0.6%)

Irving ISD: 1%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

15.7

Irving ISD: 14.9

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

9.9 years

Irving ISD: 9.3 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$65,692

Irving ISD: $64,874

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$62,413

Irving ISD: $60,911

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$61,580

Irving ISD: $60,856

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$66,039

Irving ISD: $65,331

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$66,705

Irving ISD: $67,371

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$73,347

Irving ISD: $71,199

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$80,627

Irving ISD: $81,292

Statewide: $69,974

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