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The admissions process for incoming 6th through 11th graders includes an online application and an entrance test. When submitting the online application you will need the most recent report card, a student statement, most recent test scores and a family commitment form.
Links to the application which outlines these procedures are posted each school year on the UMSA/UHSA website in late September and January. Please pay close attention to the deadlines. There is one admissions test date per application period; a make-up or retest date is not offered.
|6th - 11th Graders||Timeline|
Available in early September (and early January) on the website in a News item and on the Calendar.
Please check the application for the specific deadline.
|Test||An invitation to test is Emailed home after the application window closes.|
|Results Notification||Prospective students will usually be notified near the end of January (or April).|
|Online Intent to Enroll Form||Your Intent to Attend online form UMSA/UHSA must be submitted by the date in the acceptance letter. (It is usually two weeks after notification of acceptance.)|
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I understand and agree to the following:
- Students must take the UMSA/UHSA Entrance Examination.
- Once accepted students must maintain a 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) and adhere to the Southfield Public Schools’ Student Code of Conduct. Student’s inability to adhere to the SPS Student Code of Conduct and to maintain a 3.0 GPA will result in permanent dismissal from UMSA/UHSA.
- Education is a shared responsibility of the student, school, and parents. If my student is accepted into UMSA/UHSA, cooperation on my part is vital. I will assist my child by encouraging him/her to work to the best of their ability, complete all work on time, and maintain good attendance and citizenship.
- Education is a shared responsibility; therefore, I will attend at least four PTA meetings.
- UMSA/UHSA is a school of choice for Southfield and Lathrup Village residents. Southfield Public Schools does not provide bus transportation for UMSA/UHSA students.
- If my student is invited to attend the UMSA/UHSA and I decline the invitation, it will not be honored after the acceptance period ends.
- Students who submit incomplete applications will not be invited to test and will not be considered for enrollment.
- Failure to disclose accurate and complete information will disqualify the student’s ability to attend University Middle School & University High School Academies.