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MacArthur High School
1499 West Grand Avenue, Decatur, Illinois 62522
Office Hours:  7:00 AM-4:30 PM 
Phone: (217) 362-3151 Fax: (217) 362-3589
Attendance: (217) 362-3154 
Freshman Academy:   (217) 362-3160
A-J Students:  (217) 362-3180
K-Z Students:  (217) 362-3170
Student Athletes:  (217) 362-3190   
Early Bird Hours:  7:30 AM - 8:30 AM; Breakfast 7:10 AM-7:25 AM 
Regular Schedule Hours:  8:35 AM-3:20 PM  Breakfast 8:05 AM-8:25 AM 
 
Principal:  Mr. Cordell Ingram   Email:  cmingram@dps61.org  

Headlines

District Headlines

  • DPS Superintendent Search

    The Board of Education is seeking your input on the desired characteristics & skills that you would like to see in the next superintendent.

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  • PreK Classes starting January 2017

    Pershing Early Learning Center has openings in PreK classes starting in January 2017. Call today to enroll your four year old eager to start school!

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  • 5Essentials School Survey

    Students, teachers and parents have a voice in improving our schools. Now through January 16, 2017 take a 20-30 min survey to help identify strengths and weaknesses in our school learning environment.

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  • School Board Candidate Petition & Filing

    Anyone interested in running for Decatur's Board of Education can find out information here.

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  • District Calendar

    Click here to view the 2016-2017 school calendar. If you have any questions regarding the calendar please contact your child's school.

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  • Virtual Backpack

    Find out all that our community has to offer by visiting the DPS Virtual Backpack. In an effort to "go green" and cut down on paper in the Friday Folders, we are providing all of our community resources online. We will update information as our community partners provide it to us.

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  • DPS Hall of Fame

    Visit our Hall of Fame page to nominate a Decatur Public School alumni, faculty, staff, volunteers & community member who has distinguished themselves in athletic endeavors at DPS.

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  • Decatur FACES

    Facility Advisory Committee for Exceptional Schools Meeting Documents and Presentations

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  • Millikin - DPS61 Girls Basketball Camp

    Camp Video

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  • DPS Talks

    Decatur Public Schools is now doing its own version of TED Talks. This is a great opportunity to get an inside look at DPS. The interviews are educational and there is always a fun blooper section at the end!

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Announcements

  • Online Payments!  The District is now accepting credit card payment for Instructional Material Fees (Textbook Fees) along with online payment for breakfast and lunch.  Click on Online Payment under Site Shortcuts.  The system does require the parent have the student ID number.
     
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  • Attention Seniors!  Click on the link to view scholarship opportunities. 

    Senior Scholarship Bulletin


     

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  • 2016-2017 Yearbooks are on Sale for $40.00 through December 30, 2016.  On January 1, 2017 the price goes up to $45.00.  Yearbooks may be purchased with cash, check, or money order at the school. Checks should be made payable to MacArthur High School.  Payment may be made in the Main Office.  To use a credit card to order your yearbook call 1.866.287.3096 or you may order online at https://www.yearbookordercenter.com/index.cfm/job/8393 

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  • Attention Seniors!  It is time to order your graduation announcements, cap and gown, and senior memorabilia. You may order online at highschool.herffjones.com or call Illini Grad Sales at 217-817-0607.

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