Urban Community School

Urban Community School strives to break social and economic barriers to success for Cleveland's near west side children by providing an individualized, innovative, and challenging education. Rooted in the Ursuline Sisters` tradition of faith, character, and educational excellence, UCS engages our faculty, families, and community partners in the successful whole child development of our students.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 735 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,000
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Urban Community School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded
1968
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students
735 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
76%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade
Urban Community School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
20 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Green or Grey Polo, Jeans, Khakis, Athletic Shoes

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition stated for Kindergarten through 8th grade. Financial aid is determined based on annual family income. Vouchers and need-based scholarships are available to provide significant financial aid.
% on Financial Aid
99%
Admissions Director
Patricia Rossman Skrha
Admissions Associate
Austin Harris
Endowment Size
$21 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Art Club, Chime Choir, Choir, Garden Club, Power of the Pen

Club or Organization:
Recycling

School Notes

  • Urban Community School strives to break social and economic barriers to success for Cleveland's near west side children by providing an individualized, innovative, and challenging education. Rooted in the Ursuline Sisters` tradition of faith, character, and educational excellence, UCS engages our faculty, families, and community partners in the successful whole child development of our students.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Urban Community School cost?
Urban Community School's tuition is approximately $13,000 for private students.
What sports does Urban Community School offer?
Urban Community School offers 5 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Squash and Volleyball.
What is Urban Community School's ranking?
Urban Community School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for: Highest percentage of students of color and Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Urban Community School?
The application deadline for Urban Community School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 735 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,000
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Cleveland, OH is $8,068 for elementary schools and $12,634 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Cleveland, OH is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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