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The mission of Douglas MacArthur Elementary School, in partnership with our families and community, is to empower and challenge each student to realize their uniqueness and talent and to achieve the highest potential toward becoming a lifelong learner and contributing member of society.

DOE School Snapshot

The Indiana Department of Education School Snapshot provides a wealth of information about MacArthur. Information about ISTEP, enrollment and many other important charts, graphs and statistics are available online.

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Welcome from our Principal

MacArthur Families,

Welcome to MacArthur Elementary School.  For returning families, I look forward to seeing you all and continuing to serve you, your children and the entire MacArthur School community. For families new to MacArthur School I am excited to meet you and your child.  Our team here at MacArthur are all committed to providing all of our students the best educational experience possible. 

MacArthur has been rated as an “A” school by the State of Indiana for the last several years and our partnerships and collaboration with our students’ parents and families is a key component of the success and growth our students and school has seen. As a school, we have a “Whatever It Takes” approach and work at developing the whole child; academically, emotionally, and socially. 

I would encourage you to be engaged and connected to the MacArthur School community to help us strengthen our home-school partnership.  We are so fortunate to have a wonderful parent community, and your support makes a huge difference.  Thank you all for your commitment in helping make MacArthur an amazing place for students to grow and learn.

Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions or concerns and I will do my best to help.


Marian L. Buchko, Principal

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