Macarthur K-8 University Academy



Macarthur K-8 University Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Macarthur K-8 University Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 42
1 56
2 56
3 63
4 53
5 52
6 84
7 71
8 74
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Macarthur K-8 University Academy is a public elementary school located in Southfield, MI in the Southfield Public School District. It enrolls 551 students in grades 1st through 12th. Macarthur K-8 University Academy is the 253rd largest public school in Michigan and the 17,005th largest nationally. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 551
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 32
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,005th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 253rd out of 1,934
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 917th out of 1,929
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 226th out of 1,929

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Macarthur K-8 University Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 280
(51%)
2,240
(49%)
 Male 271
(49%)
2,286
(51%)

Macarthur K-8 University Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 529
(96%)
4,310
(95%)
 White 16
(3%)
138
(3%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
36
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
31
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Macarthur K-8 University Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 313
(57%)
1,626
(36%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 186
(34%)
2,486
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(9%)
414
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,924 ranked schools in Michigan, Macarthur K-8 University Academy is ranked 613th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Macarthur K-8 University Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 51.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Macarthur K-8 University Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 250
2006 125
2007 453
2008 478
2009 546
2010 580
2011 537
2012 551

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 13.4
2007 15.4
2008 17.7
2009 19.6
2010 19.3
2011 17.4
2012 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5
2006 0.632
2007 0.38631346578366
2008 0.37238493723849
2009 0.37912087912088
2010 0.43620689655172
2011 0.46368715083799
2012 0.43194192377495

Compare Macarthur K-8 University Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,654.1% 16.5:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 43.2%
 
State Average 51.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Macarthur K-8 University Academy
Southfield, MI
Public KG - 08 551 17.2:1  
Glenn W. Levey Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 421 14.4:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 01 74 10:1 2 miles
David Ellis Academy West
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Public KG - 12 802 27.9:1 2 miles
Bradford Academy
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Public PK - 12 1,084 15.3:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 08 298 14.2:1 2 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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