School Office Hours

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:00 a.m. -4:30 p.m.
    Tuesday, Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
    School Hours for Students:  8:50 a.m.-3:40 p.m.

MacArthur Today

  • Today, we are currently serving around 1,150 students in grades 6-8. Our students reside both on and off post. We are an International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IB MYP) magnet and we offer the AVID program along with many other options for our young intellectuals. We are dedicated to delivering the best possible professional development opportunities to our teachers so that they are able to deliver the best instruction to our students. MacArthur Middle is a school that is intent on developing inquiring, knowledgeable, communicative students who are able to make a difference in their community and beyond!

  • Uniform Policy

    MacArthur Middle Uniform Policy 2018-2019

    The items described below are with the required school uniform policy.  This policy is for the boys and girls of our school.

    • Tops-Tops must have collars with buttons (3 or fewer) and be polo style, red for Grade 6, navy blue for Grade 7 and white for Grade 8. T-shirts (with short or long sleeves) may be worn as a layer under shirts but they must be plain and the correct grade level color.
    • Other Tops-Other tops may include plain/solid sweaters or sweatshirts, or MacArthur Middle School gear. Tops must be the correct grade level color. These must be worn over a school appropriate polo. “Hoodies” are not permitted. Jackets and coats may not be worn in class and must be kept in your locker.
    • Pants/Shorts-Khaki tan pants, Capri tan pants and tan shorts must be worn appropriately secured around the waist. Shorts must not be any shorter than 2 inches above the knee.
    • Skirts/Skorts/Jumpers-All must be khaki, tan, not denim, worn properly and securely around the waist, and may not be any shorter than 2 inches above the knee.
    • Jewelry and Accessories-Necklaces, bracelets, rings and earrings are permitted as accessories. Handbags must be no larger than a 5” x 8” index card.
    • Book bags-The only book bag students can carry is a clear string bag. All other book bags must be stored in the student’s locker at the beginning of the school day.

    Please remember: Cell Phones are not part of the uniform and MUST be stored in a locked locker and turned off at all times. Unfortunately, if a cell phone is lost or stolen, administration cannot guarantee the phone (or any other electronic device) will be located.

    *Administration has final say on the appropriateness of how uniforms are worn.

     

    Enrolling

    How do I enroll my child at MacArthur Middle School?
    How do I enroll my child at MacArthur Middle School?
    Please follow the following rules to ensure a smooth transition to MacArthur Middle:

     

    1. Contact the guidance secretary at 410-674-0032 for an appointment. The appointment must be made by the custodial parent.
    2. On the day of the appointment the custodial parent and child must be present for the enrollment process. You should arrive at least 15 minutes prior to their appoint to complete enrollment material.
    3. One photo ID
    4. Social Security Card
    5. Your child must be withdrawn from their last school before they can be enrolled at MacArthur Middle School.
    6. Upon arrival for your appointment you must have all the required documents and be the custodial/legal parent to enroll the child.
    Documents Required for Enrolling your Student

     

     If any of these documents are missing we will not be able to enroll the student.

    1. Immunization Record ( Shot Record) Title: Immunizations of Students Policy Code: 904.06Cross Reference:A. be adopted in compliance with the Administrative Procedure Act; andIII. Unless the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene declares an emergency or an epidemic of disease, a child whose parent or guardian objects to immunization on the ground that it conflicts with the parent’s or guardian’s bona fide religious beliefs and practices may not be required to present a certification of immunization from a physician in order to be admitted to school. All exceptions to immunizations must be noted on the Maryland Immunization Certificate.
    2. Child’s Birth Certificate
    3. Child’s most recent Report Card
    4. 2 forms of Proof Of residency: one must be a copy of the apartment lease agreement or mortgage papers or the tenant verification form. The other can be any of the following:
    5. B. provide that any child may have the immunization administered by a personal physician.
      II. Any requirement for the administration of pertussis vaccine shall be consistent with 18-332(b) of the Health-General Article.
    6. Adopted: Revised: (5-20-91) Page: 1
      I. Maryland Education Law provides that, in cooperation with the Maryland State Board of Education and the Medical and Chirurgical faculty of Maryland, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene shall adopt rules and regulations regarding the immunizations required of children entering schools. These rules and regulations shall:
    • Utility bill/telephone/cable, etc.
    • Current bank statement
    • W-2 form
    • Passport Property tax/income tax notice
    • Voter Registration

    If these apply to your child you MUST also bring these documents:

    (IEP) Individualized Educational Plan
    504 Plan
    (BIP) Behavioral Intervention Plan
    Custody Papers

    Questions? Call Guidance at 410-674-0032

     

    IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT IMMUNIZATIONS

    According to Maryland (COMAR) regulations for the 2008-2009 school year, all students enrolled in preschool through twelfth grade must be in compliance with minimum vaccine requirements to enter school (See inset Vaccine Requirements Chart below).  Additional immunizations may be recommended by your health care provider for good preventive health.

    In addition, foreign-born students must present documentation of a tuberculin skin test (Purified Protein Derivative-PPD) administered in the U.S., before entering the Anne Arundel County Public School System.

    VACCINE REQUIREMENTS FOR CHILDREN ENROLLED IN SCHOOLS

    (Per DHMH Code of Maryland Regulations {COMAR} 10.06.04.03)

    PRESCHOOL

    AGE

      DtaP/DTP

     

    DT/Td

    Tdap

    Polio Hib Measles Mumps Rubella Varicella Hepatitis B PCV7 (Prevnar)
    24-59 months   4 3 1 1 1 1 1 3 1
    60-71 months   4 3 0 2 1 1 1 3 0

    GRADE

    (Ungraded)                  
    Kindergarten (5 years) 4 3 0 2 1 1 1 3 0
    Grades 1 to 11 (6-16 yrs) 4 or 3 if >7 years 3 0 2 1 1 1 or 2 >13 years 3 0
    Grade 12 (17-18+) 3 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 0

    In order for your child to meet this requirement by the time school opens in August 2008, you must bring to school a letter, note, shot record or other form from your doctor or clinic that shows the date of the above immunizations.

    Below is a list of Anne Arundel County Department of Health community health centers offering immunization services by appointment or through walk-in clinics (schedule below).  The health centers are open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  No fee will be charged, but donations up to $10 are appreciated.

    Parents should bring a copy of their child’s shot record to the health center.

     

    Glen Burnie Health Center

     

     Fridays 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

    & 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

    416 A Street, S.W.

    Glen Burnie, MD

    410-222-6633

      Parole Health Center

     

    Mondays 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

    Wednesdays 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

    & 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

    1950 Drew Street

    Annapolis, MD

    410-222-7247

      Odenton Health Center

     

    Tuesdays 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

    & 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

    1370 Odenton Road

    Odenton, MD

    410-222-6660

    For more information, visit the Department of Health Web site at www.aahealth.org

    PLEASE NOTE!  If the school has not received proof of required immunizations or TB skin test administered in the U.S. for foreign-born students by the beginning of next school year, YOUR CHILD WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO ENTER SCHOOL.  Please bring proof to school as soon as possible.

    For more information, please call your child’s physician, your school nurse, community health center, School Health Services at 410-222-6838, or the Department of Health Immunization Services at 410-222-4896.

     

     

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