Urban Community School

  • 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 AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1968
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students543 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
71%
State avg.: 21%
Students by GradeUrban Community School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size21 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(White or Green Polo, Jeans, Khakis, Athletic Shoes)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,400
Tuition NotesTuition is determined based on annual family income. Vouchers and need-based scholarships are available to provide significant financial aid.
% on Financial Aid
100%
Admissions DirectorPatricia Rossman Skrha

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, 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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