Teaching students not what to think but HOW to think.
International Baccalaureate World School

PYP & MYP Programmes

Thompson K-8 Academic Campus is an IB World Campus and joins the community of state, private, national and international schools from every region of the world. These are schools that share a common philosophy-a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that this school believes is important for our students.

After School Care champions

Southfield Public Schools has contracted with Champions Inc. to provide latch key care in all elementary and K-8 schools. Champions has over 30 years of experience serving children and delivering latch key programs that address family needs for a safe education based environment.

Latch key service is available all days that school is in session.

Before school care is provided from 6:30 a.m. until the start of the school day at the rate of $5.75 per session or $27.00/week.  

After school care begins at the end of the school day until 6:00 p.m. at the daily rate of $9.75. or $47.00/week.  

The registration fee is $25 per family.

Drop-In Fee:  There is a $20.00 per session drop-in fee for unscheduled attendance.  Schedule changes must be made on-line by Wednesday prior to the affected week to avoid Drop-In charges.

Parents can obtain further information and register online at

M-Step Practice Tests for Students


Grandparents Tea Event:






Dress Code

Students violating the dress code shall be subject to correction and disciplinary action as deemed appropriate by the District. More...

Student Code of Conduct

The Code summarizes the current status of Michigan law as it pertains to student conduct, and more specifically, the subsequent discipline that may be imposed when students engage in certain types of unacceptable behavior. More...

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...


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May 14
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
SPS Family Fun Day at Cranbrook
Cranbrook Institute of Science
Thompson K-8 International Academy

*For SPS families ONLY!!!! Families must register with their school's principal. First come, first serve!

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May 19
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Celebrating the Voices of Tomorrow
Michigan First Credit Union
Thompson K-8 International Academy
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May 26
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
3rd Annual Grammy Awards
The Tapestry 24580 Evergreen, Southfield
Thompson K-8 International Academy

Red Carpet begins at 6:00 p.m.

Show starts at 6:30 p.m.

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