Application Schools & Programs

Southfield Public Schools provide a wide array of programs that speak to the social, academic, and cultural uniqueness of each child. In addition to our high-quality schools, Southfield Public Schools offers a variety of rigorous and challenging academic programs which require admission via an application and/or testing process. Please call the school for more information.

Applications Period: 

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MacArthur K-8 University Academy and Levey S.T.E.A.M. Middle School Applications are Open

If you want your child to attend MacArthur K-8 University Academy or Levey S.T.E.A.M. Middle School, the application period is NOW OPEN.

MacArthur K-8 University Academy

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

MacArthur K- 8 University Academy is a school of choice. Housing approximately 550 students in kindergarten through eighth grade, MacArthur is well known for its strong curriculum emphasizing Math, Science, and Technology.

MacArthur K-8 University Academy


STEP 1 - Application (Close at 4:00 PM on March 24, 2023)



STEP 2 - Teacher Observation Checklist  (Close at 4:00 PM on March 24, 2023)

Step 2 is ONLY for scholars entering grades 2-8 in the Fall. 

Students entering kindergarten or 1st Grade in the Fall must not complete step 2.


Instructions to complete the "Teacher Observation" checklist:

  1. Copy and Paste the link below.
  2. Then, forward the link via email to your scholar's homeroom teacher asap. 
  3. The homeroom teacher MUST complete the link from their school email address by 4:00 PM on March 24, 2023. The responses will be sent directly to the MacArthur selection committee.  
  4. The selection committee will ONLY accept responses from the homeroom teacher's school email address.  
  5. Parents/Guardians: Please refrain from asking your scholar's teacher to provide you with a copy of the "Teacher Observation" checklist, as the information from the homeroom teacher is confidential and should only be shared with the MacArthur selection committee. 


Link to Access the "Teacher Observation" Checklist: (Copy & Paste)



Levey S.T.E.A.M. Middle School

The mission of Glenn Levey Middle School is for all students to successfully learn to the best of their ability in an environment conducive to social, intellectual, and personal development.

Offering "The BEST of Both Worlds," including courses in S.T.E.M. = Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics AND Visual and Performing Arts

Levey Middle School S.T.E.A.M. Program



University Middle School Academy (U.M.S.A.) and University High School Academy Now Open

The UM&HSA Fall Application for the 2023/2024 is now open. The deadline is Feb. 24, 2023. 

The test date will closely follow based on the number of interested applicants.



Please email the ​​​​IB Diploma Programme coordinator listed below for more information.

Southfield High School for the Arts & Technology Diploma Programme
 Student Application
 Teacher Recommendation Form