We Lead! Others Follow!

Our Mission Statement

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. 

Our Vision Statement

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

The Mac Spotlight

2018 Oktoberfest MacArthur family and friends enjoyed another successful Oktoberfest.
Academic Games MacArthur Academic Games
Back to School Fair
Black Googlers Network Students watched a presentation on the opportunities and diversity in computer science and learned about coding.
Brainstormers MacArthur students participated in a high-energy Creative Writing show to promote and change the attitudes about writing.
Cars for Classroom Chrysler partnered with MacArthur and donated $10 per test drive
Cars for Classroom Thank you to all of our MacArthur parents, families and the community for supporting us!
Class Spirit!! Congratulations to Mrs. Benson's 3rd Grade class for having the most school spirit!!
Cleaning up the Grounds Mrs. Jones HA took some time to clean up the grounds of MacArthur.
Congratulations to Mr. Harold!! SPS Board presents Mr. Harold with the SPS Distinguished Educator Award for October
Congratulations to the MS Champions Congratulations to the 7/8 Grade Girls Basketball Team
Congratulations to the MS Champions Congratulations to the 7/8 Grade Boys Basketball Team
Congratulations to the MS Champions Congratulations to the 5/6 Grade Girls Basketball Team
Constitution Day MacArthur celebrated Constitution Day by wearing red, white & blue.
Engineers in the Making The 6th-8th grade girls spent the day at the DAPCEP Women of Color in STEM Conference
Grandparent's Day MacArthur Celebrates Our Grandparents!
Honors Assembly MacArthur Student Council leads the Honors Assembly
MacArthur Boy Scout Troop The MacArthur Boy Scout Troop participates in Southfield MLK Day
MacArthur Cheer Team MacArthur Cheer Team wins 1st Place in the Middle School Cheer Competition.
MacArthur Futures are Bright MacArthur Futures are Bright prepared more than 100 meals for the homeless.
MacArthur Student Council - Adopts a Child For the 4th year in a row, MacArthur Student Council partnered with Southfield Goodfellows by adopting 9 children this holiday season.
PTA Distinguished Awards Congratulations to this years recipients- Mr. Lake, Mr Wormley, Mrs. Smith and Mr. DeVaull
PTA Take Your Family to School Week MacArthur was the only school in Michigan awarded a grant to host a Parent Digital Workshop
Scholastic Book Fair Stop by the Scholastic Book Fair in the TLC Room. Our theme this year is The Enchanted Garden
U of M vs MSU... MacArthur students and staff showed their team spirit by wearing their favorite team colors.
Young Women with a Vision Congratulations to the new members of Young Women with a Vision
Community Service Congratulations to Maya (4th) and Syerra (3rd) for receiving the 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Annual Youth Community Service Award


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Upcoming Events

  • 23 Apr
    • Special Board Meeting 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
      Special Board Meeting
      Date: Apr 23
      Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
      Location: John W. English Administrative Center
      Calendar: District Calendar
  • 24 Apr
  • 26 Apr
    • UMSA/UHSA 2019 Entrance Testing
      Date: Apr 26
      Calendar: District Calendar

      Must have already submitted application and be contacted for this testing.

  • 27 Apr
    • Destination HBCU Experience & College Fair
      Date: Apr 27
      Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
      Location: Southfield High School for the Arts & Technology, 24675 Lahser Road, Southfield 48033
      Cost: FREE
      Calendar: District Calendar

      Join us for a day filled with resource sharing and information of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). Students register today at www.DestinationHBCUdet.com!

  • 10 May
    • Gleaners Mobile Food Pantry 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
      Gleaners Mobile Food Pantry
      Date: May 10
      Time: 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
      Location: Thompson K-8 International Academy, 16300 Lincoln Drive Southfield, MI 48076
      Calendar: District Calendar

MacArthur Info

We are the Mighty MacArthur Wolves


MacArthur K-8 University Academy

19301 Twelve Mile Rd
Lathrup Village, MI 48076
Phone: 248-746-8590
Zerrick Lake
Angela Taylor-Gloster
Assistant Principal
Kaye Witherspoon
Administrative Assistant
Roberta Phillips

Student School Hours

8:15 am - 3:30 p.m.
Half Day Dismissal: Noon