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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    C-
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    B-
  7. Administration
    C
  8. Sports
    B-
  9. Food
    C-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C
McArthur High School is a public school located in Hollywood, FL. It has 2,222 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 24 to 1. According to state test scores, 40% of students are at least proficient in math and 43% in reading.
Address
6501 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood, FL 33024
Telephone
(754) 323-1200

McArthur High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
43%
Percent Proficient - Math
40%
Average Graduation Rate
88%
Average SAT
1070
321 responses
Average ACT
22
162 responses
AP Enrollment
21%
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Living in the Area
A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    C
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Cost of Living
    B-
  4. Good for Families
    B
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$48,579
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,083
National
$949
Median Home Value
$197,100
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
70%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.50 responses
Poll
68%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.50 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 160 responses
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  • Grad bash
    19%
  • Prom
    19%
  • Pep Rallies
    16%
  • PSD
    9%
  • SGA events
    9%
  • Homecoming
    9%
  • Award Nights
    8%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,222
Free or Reduced Lunch
72%
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.59 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.59 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.59 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
24:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$45,915
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.4%
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.80 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.80 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.80 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$9,551/ year
National
$12,239
81%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.88 responses
32%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.88 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.88 responses
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From the school, I can highlight the help they provide to the students who are part of the ESL team, the teachers are very kind to us and make our activities and tasks a bit easier. Although I have these positive aspects, there are also many things that I would like to see change. I am well aware that the character of the school is made up of its students, but the administration could help by giving a little more motivation. For starters, I feel that we are treated as if we were children when in high school we are already one step away from becoming adults, they take supposed measures that are for our protection but they can not explain us with clear and reasonable reasons words that really happens I also believe that there is a great lack of respect on the part of the staff to the students who treat us as less, to shout and play with our time in an unbearable way.
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The guidance counselor I had wasn't much help. My mom and I had to research everything concerning college and scholarships. My sports teams were awesome - water polo and swimming rock! My classes were fun, I did early admission to BC, because there were not enough challenging classes on campus.
When people start high school they’re usually so excited. They can’t wait to experience everything that comes with being in high school, I mean who wouldn’t? Everyone says that high school is the best four years of your life. Now that I’m a year from graduating, I can’t say they were my best 2 years but I can say they were my most educational years, of course I wouldn’t say that they weren’t fun because they were. When I say educational, I mean I’ve learned so much about myself and so much about life. I learned what the words family, love, betrayal, law and life meant.