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 (2022)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 686 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,000
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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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
686 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
73%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Urban Community School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
19 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(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
100%
Admissions Director
Patricia Rossman Skrha
Endowment Size
$25 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.
Profile last updated: 09/21/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 686 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,000
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Cleveland, OH is $7,959 for elementary schools and $13,227 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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