MacArthur K-8 University Academy

  We Lead and Others Follow!


Our Mission Statement

MacArthur K-8 University Academy's mission is to engage students in hight quality learning experiences, teach students personal and civic responsibility, and inspire students to be enthusiastic and indpendent learners. 

Our Vision Statement

The vision of MacArthur K-8 University Academy is to create an enviornment in which all students their highest potential. 

                                          School Improvement Survey

In an effort to improve system practices, MacArthur K-8 University Academy is conducting a Parent Survey. We value your opinion and ask that you take the time to complete the survey by clicking on Parent Survey

Thank You!

Student Surveys

       Early Elementary (K-2)                   Elementary (3-5)                      Middle School




                  Testing Calendar 

               Grades 5 & 8: April 11 to April 29

                 (ELA, Math and Social Studies)

                  Grades 4 & 7: May 9 to May 27

                      (ELA, Math and Science)

                 Grades 3 & 6: April 25 to May 13

                              (ELA and Math)

                                  This calendar is the same for all students in the state of Michigan

                          A few helpful tips to help your student on testing day:


  • Make sure your child gets a good night's sleep before the test 
  • Make sure your child eats properly the day of the test 
  • Ensure that your child is present during testing  
  • Make sure your child arrives to school on time the day of the test

                                  For additional information, please see Ms. Perry's letter


M-Step Practice

Students can prepare for the M-Step test by completing practice questions at home. Click here to begin. More...



April Teacher of the Month 2016

Congratulations to MacArthur's Third Grade Teacher, Monica Eason. 


  Mr. Lake

National Assitant Principal Week

Thank you Mr. Lake for your outstanding commitment to excellence to the students, staff and parents of MacArthur K-8 University Academy. Your dedication and service has truly made MacArthur a better place!


Life Changer of the Year

Congratulations to MacArthur's Life Changer of the Year nominaton recipient Monica Eason (3rd Grade Teacher)! Mrs. Eason has exemplified excellence through postive influence and leadership. 


MacArthur Kindergarten

Accelerated Program comes to MacArthur

Southfield Public Schools is excited to announce our new MacArthur Accelerated Kindergarten Experience (MAKE) program starting this fall! 

Teacher of the Month

Teacher of the Month

Do you have a favorite teacher? Click the link to nominate them for our new "Teacher of the Month" program! More...

Cub Scouts 2016

Community Service Award

Congratulations to Cub Scout Pack #1672 for receiving the 2016 Dr. Martin Luther King Annual Youth Community Service Award for their outstanding service and commitment to the Southfield community.   

        Kendall               Donald

NAACP Detroit Branch Art and Essay Contest Winners!

Congratulations to Kendall (Second Place) and Donald (Second Place) . 

MacArthur News

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2016 Battle of the Books Challenge

Congratulations to all of the MacArthur teams that participated.  

Harlem Ren

Black History Month Celebtration

MacArthur Middle School students celebtrated Black History month by paying tribute to The Harlem Renaissance Era. The performances were directed by vocal music director Mr. Willis and the band music director Mr. Milewski.



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Southfield Basketball League Champions

Congratulations to the MacArthur (7/8) Girls Basketball Team and the (7/8) Boys Basketball Team for winning the Southfield Basketball League Championship. 

 Junior Zontas make SOS Donations

The MacArthur Chapter of the Junior Zontas led a successful dontation drive. Each grade level had to donate items for those in need. 

Student Council - Adopt a Child

Students Adopt a Child for Christmas

MacArthur Student Council Members partnered with Southfield Goodfellows and adopted ten children this holiday season. 

Veterans Award

 Veterans Patriot's Award

Congratulations to Elizabeth, Micah and Donovan for receiving the Veteran's Patriot's Pen Award essay contest.