• Douglas MacArthur…where girls are competent, confident & compassionate!

    At Douglas MacArthur Girls Leadership Academy, we grow leaders. As a top performing all-girl school educating students from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade,  we employ research-based educational strategies geared toward the way girls learn best to help our young ladies reach their full potential. 
    Douglas MacArthur offers: 
    • A full day Pre-Kindergarten Program
    • An extended day and year to maximize academic instruction
    • A campus setting with access to city parks and fields
    • A compassionate and competent staff of educators, 98% hold a masters' degree
    • Participation in the Verizon Innovative Learning Schools Program-giving all students a personal IPad and access to a VILS Coach
    • Magnificent Monarch Program-Focusing on Leadership Characteristics
    • Field trips for students at every grade level

    Academic Programs

    • Gifted & Talented Services
    • Special Education Services
    • Blended Learning Mode, incorporating technology in EVERY classroom daily
    • Clever Touch in every classroom
    • EL and Wonders ELA Curriculum
    • Eureka Math Curriculum
    • S.T.E.A.M experiences at every grade level

    Extracurricular Activities

    • Theater Program-Disney Musicals in Schools
    • Competitive Sports Program for middle school students-Volleyball, Basketball, Track
    • We Run the City Running Program-grade 5-8
    • Ballet Lessons with North Pointe Ballet
    • Tech Club with trained VILS instructor 5-8
    • Choir
    • Student Council
    • NOW (Not on OUR WATCH) Anti-bullying Program
    • WAVE Peer Mediation Program
    • After-School Clubs for K-8


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Monarch Special Events

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  •  Summer Learning Experience

    Get ready for another amazing summer!

    The CMSD Summer Learning Experience is back for another year with something for rising kindergarten through 12th grade scholars. The program will be held at more than 25 school sites throughout the city.

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  •  Get More Opportunities Fund

    Your help is needed spending MacKenzie Scott's gift to CMSD

    All CMSD scholars, educators, CMSD parents and caregivers are invited to share their ideas on how the funding can be creatively used. If you have a vision of how the educational experience of a school, building, department, or division can be advanced, you are encouraged to share your idea.

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  •  2023-24 Calendar

    Feedback sought on 2023-24 Calendar

    CMSD is requesting your help in finalizing our 2023-2024 School Year Calendar!

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  •  Online Tutor

    CMSD Now Offers Free Online Tutors

    Students in kindergarten through 12th grade can receive live online tutoring from CMSD teachers in reading and English Language Arts, math, science and social studies from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Additionally, tutoring will be available to students in 6th through 12th grades 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through TutorMe.

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  • DMGLA has a new logo!



    The two logo winners have been crowned! Jamila Asadova and Chloe Kolcun worked together to blend their visions for a new DMGLA logo. Grades 5-8 voted and the VILS team tallied the information. We love what they created and are so proud of these 6th graders!


    logo winners

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