University Academy

     Tel: (801)587-3154
        
   
Grades: 3 - 12 | 26 students
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University Academy is a K-12 college preparatory charter public school located in Kansas City, Missouri.
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The idea for University Academy stemmed from a family discussion about what could be done to improve educational opportunities in Kansas City, Missouri.
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The idea was developed and refined and eventually led to a charter school application which was sponsored by the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
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Although University Academy was among the first schools in Missouri to receive a charter, the first year was spent planning.
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University Academy opened its doors in the fall of 2000.
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The initial charter was approved for five years.
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A second charter was approved for ten years beginning in 2005.
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The school originally operated in sub-leased space from the University of Missouri UMKC at 5605 Troost.
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In addition to initially providing space for the school to operate and sponsoring our charter, UMKC has supported University Academy in many ways including providing a variety of services to the school, allowing access to UMKC facilities and resources and through our partnership with the UMKC honors program which has enhanced our extra-curricular programs.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
Grades Offered Grades 3 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 26 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 33%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade University Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Judge Memorial Catholic High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Carmen B Pingree Center (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Carmen B Pingree Center (1.3 miles away)
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  • Salt Lake CityCarmen B Pingree Center
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    Salt Lake CityUT 84108
    (801)581-0194
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    1.3 mi | 150 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Salt Lake CityJewish Community Center
    Daycare / Preschool  (Jewish)
    2 N Medical Dr
    Salt Lake CityUT 84113
    (801)581-0098
    Daycare / Preschool  (Jewish)
    1.4 mi | 214 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • Salt Lake CityThe McGillis School
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    668 S 1300 E
    Salt Lake CityUT 84102
    (801)583-0094
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    1.6 mi | 385 students | Gr. K-8                      
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    Salt Lake CityUT 84108
    (801)355-1555
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    1.7 mi | 208 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • Salt Lake CityJudge Memorial Catholic High School
      (Roman Catholic)
    650 South 1100 East
    Salt Lake CityUT 84102
    (801)363-8895
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.9 mi | 726 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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