Macomb Academy of Arts & Sciences - Academics





  • Each year graduates are offered an average of $80,000 in scholarships.
  • Over 90% of our students say that they feel they are prepared for success in college.
  • Over 90% of our parent population say that they have seen improvement in their child's motivation and effort in school.

Highlights of MA2S include: AP Capstone - an innovative diploma program that provides students with an opportunity to engage in rigorous scholarly practice of the core academic skills necessary for successful college completion. We are one of only 7 schools in the State of Michigan to offer this prestigious AP Program.

AP Capstone is built on the foundation of two courses — AP Seminar and AP Research — It cultivates curious, independent, and collaborative scholars and prepares them to make logical, evidence-based decisions.

Widely recognized FIRST Robotics Team - The Fighting Pi Team 1718; All classes AP and/or honors-level; Creative thinking throughout the curriculum; Technology as a tool for learning; and Hands-on interactive, interdisciplinary learning. 


The student selection process is based on the following criteria:

  • Current M-STEP scores
  • NWEA test scores 
  • Current grades

*Individual admission conferences can be scheduled by request

Instruction at the Macomb Academy of Arts and Sciencesfocuses on accelerated content skills. The capacity to think creatively, make decisions, solve problems, see possibilities, learn how to learn and to reason are developed as students mature.

Personal qualities, or Habits of Mind, are encouraged and developed as well. They include responsibility, thinking flexibly, persisting, striving for accuracy, integrity and honesty and remaining open to continuous learning, among others.

Course Offerings

All Courses are Honors Level or AP


Ninth Grade

  • Honors Chemistry
  • Honors Geometry
  • Honors Stat/Intro to Research


Tenth Grade

  • Honors Algebra II/Trigonometry
  • AP Computer Science Principles
  • Honors Biology


Eleventh Grade

  • Honors Pre-Calculus/Discrete Mathematics
  • AP Physics I
  • AP Seminar

Twelfth Grade

  • AP Research
  • AP  Calculus
  • Choice of: AP Physics II, AP Chemistry, or AP Biology