Urban Community School

4909 Lorain Ave
Cleveland, OH 44102-0441
Tel: (216)939-8330
Grades: PK-8 | 543 students
Urban Community School provides primarily low-income children from Cleveland's near west side with an individualized, innovative, and challenging education.
Founded and sponsored by the Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland, UCS is an ecumenical school in the Catholic tradition.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1968
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students 543 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
71%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Urban Community School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size 21 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(White or Green Polo, Jeans, Khakis, Athletic Shoes)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,400
Tuition Notes Tuition is determined based on annual family income. Vouchers and need-based scholarships are available to provide significant financial aid.
% on Financial Aid
100%
Admissions Director Patricia Rossman Skrha

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Squash, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SquashVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Chime Choir, Choir, Coloring Club, Garden Club, MUSE, Power of the Pen, Recycling, Science Olympiad Art Club, Chime Choir, Choir, Coloring Club, Garden Club, MUSE, Recycling, Power of the Pen,
Science Olympiad,

School Notes

  • Urban Community School provides primarily low-income children from Cleveland's near west side with an individualized, innovative, and challenging education. Founded and sponsored by the Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland, UCS is an ecumenical school in the Catholic tradition.
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