• MacArthur High School serves approximately 1150 students in grades 9 through 12 and is located in Decatur, Illinois.

    Our Mission

    The mission of Mac Arthur High School is to provide students with the academic, social, and emotional skills needed to be responsible and productive members of society. 


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    Our Vision

    It is our vision at Mac Arthur High School that all students will achieve personal success by providing students with a high caliber, well rounded and balanced curriculum.

    MHS Goals: 

    Improve student achievement and graduation rate by engaging students in a personalized student-centered learning environment that provides:

      • More opportunities for differentiated instruction
      • Academic and social support
      • Career and post-secondary counseling

    Provide high quality sustained and intensive professional development for all staff resulting in:

      • Highly qualified teachers
      • Cultural Awareness and Responsiveness Training
      • Enhanced instructional methods
      • Rigorous and challenging curriculum for ALL students
    Build active long-term partnerships with: 
    • Business groups
    • Community stakeholders
    • College and University