Macarthur K8 University Academy

  • Macarthur K8 University Academy serves 505 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Macarthur K8 University Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Macarthur K8 University Academy's student population of 505 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students505 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Macarthur K8 University Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Macarthur K8 University Academy is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank#1282 out of 3119 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Macarthur K8 University Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
97%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Macarthur K8 University Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.060.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouthfield Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Southfield Glenn W Levey Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 444 students
    0.6 miles
    25300 West 9 Mile Rd
    Southfield, MI 48033
    (248) 746-8740
    0.6 6-8 444
  • Southfield Bradford Academy Magnet School
    Charter School
    Grades: PK-12 | 1,509 student
    0.9 miles
    24218 Garner St
    Southfield, MI 48033
    (248) 351-0000
    0.9 PK-12 1,509
  • Redford Beech Elementary School
    Grades: 2-5 | 653 students
    1.1 miles
    19990 Beech Daly Rd
    Redford, MI 48240
    (313) 242-6100
    1.1 2-5 653
  • Redford Stuckey Center Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 125 students
    1.1 miles
    26000 Fargo
    Redford, MI 48240
    (313) 242-3900
    1.1 K-12 125
  • Detroit Weston Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 299 students
    1.1 miles
    22930 Chippewa St
    Detroit, MI 48219
    (313) 387-6038
    1.1 K-8 299

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