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Macarthur Elementary School

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Posted March 27, 2012

macaurthur is a great school-duncan and hyde are wonderful teachers as well as many others.this school truly cares about your child,they received the blue ribbon award,awsome! great staff all around.thank you macarthur school!
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Posted June 24, 2008

What a top notch school! My children have had incredible teachers every year they've attended. The teachers as well as the principal has the students' best interest in the forefront. My husband and I feel blessed that our children have received such a wonderful education because of these people! Thank you Mrs. Evans and your staff!
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Posted February 21, 2008

I have been very pleased with the new administration at MacArthur. She is very understanding and listens to concerns parents have. I have found she runs her school very efficiently and effectively. I know, without a doubt, my children are in the best hands and receiving top quality education. Mrs. Munsell is no longer there, but Mrs. Hyde has been top notch as well.
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Posted September 17, 2006

Used to be a good school. That seems to be changing, as the new administration wants to socialize and make accomodations for the wealthy rather than run her school in an effecient manner. All our kids went through this school with Mrs. Ridenour (Awesome) and Mrs. Leiker (Awesome, too). The teachers are really good and are good with the children. However, when they get to third grade, make sure they get in Mrs. Munsell's class.
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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Grade level

Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2012.

42 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%

2009

 
 
98%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2012.

42 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
98%

2009

 
 
95%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Kansas State Department of Education

Math

All Students100%
African Americann/a
Hispanic100%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in English100%

Reading

All Students95%
African Americann/a
Hispanic89%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in English93%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Kansas State Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Kansas State Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 55% 17%
White 39% 67%
Two or more races 3% 4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Black 1% 7%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 52%N/A48%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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925 South Holly
Liberal, KS 67901
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