Schools Closed for Spring Break: March 20-24, 2023
(District Office Closed: March 24, 2023)
PACEsetter Nominations: Extended March 27, 2023
School Board Candidate Forum (Registration / Questions): March 28
Learning Reimagined Community Engagement Meetings
March 28: Barbara C. Jordan & Pershing Elementary Schools
April 12: Brittany Woods Middle & University City High Schools
Parent/Teacher Conferences: March 29-30, 2023
No School Comp Day for Teachers: March 31, 2023
Election Day - Schools Closed for Staff Professional Development: April 4, 2023
Kindergarten Open House (Registration): April 12
Online enrollment opens for Rising Kindergartners & New Families: April 3
UCHS Musical - The WIZ (Tickets): April 14 & 15, 2023
PRIDE Survey Deadline: April 14
Missouri Releases 2022 APR Scores Under New MSIP 6 System
In the 2021-22 school year, the District saw growth in ELA and in math. In math, the District was in the top group for growth statewide. Click headline to read more.
Coming Soon: Dudes, Dads and Donuts on April 1, 2023
This free Saturday event is especially for young black males and their dads, male caregivers or special adult friends. It features music, food and door prizes in addition to inspirational speakers and breakout sessions on strategies for success. Click headline to read more.
Individual School Community Engagement Meetings Take Place February through April, 2023
The District is hosting six meetings for parents, caregivers, staff, parters and the public to learn about individual schools' strategic plans and gain public input. The meetings are part of the District's year-long process to refresh its strategic plan and vision of Learning Reimagined.
One U City World Tour: March 11, 2023
Join us for this new and free event celebrating the dynamic cultures that make us U. City! Click headline to read more.
Nominations Now Open for Multiple 2022-23 District Awards
The School District of University City is now accepting nominations for the UCHS Hall of Fame, PaceSetters, Teacher of the Year and Educational Support Person of the Year Awards. Click headline for details, including links for submissions and past recipients.
Are You a Match With U. City Schools? Join Us for a Speed Dating Hiring Event
If you have a heart and head for children, and are considering a new position in education, join us for a speed networking event on Friday, February 24 at COCA. Come see if we are a match! Click headline to learn more.
The Heart of the Lion
Merging the Head and Heart
Nurturing strong learners is a head and heart business. Learn how The School District of University City embraces a Social, Emotional, Equitable and Academic Learning (SEEAL) model in its classrooms. Click headline to read more.
UCHS Junior Forms Financial Literacy Nonprofit
UCHS junior Dani Wasserman knows her way around savings and compound interest. She's the founder of Invest Now, a nonprofit network of student financial literacy clubs. Click headline to read more.
Thriving District Boutique Gets a Refresh
The District's free clothing Boutique got a facelift this past year to make it more welcoming for families and students. Most recently, it held a prom pop-up shop. Donations of new shoes, socks and other clothing are always appreciated. Click headline to read more.
UCEF Awards $20K In Grants to Support Unique Classroom Projects
From snacks for snakes to electronic keyboards, the University City Education Foundation awarded more than $20,000 in grants in December to help teachers and staff enhance student learning experiences. Click headline to read more.
Jackson Park Teacher Appears on the Jennifer Hudson Show
Jackson Park second grade teacher Shumsheia Johnson had the surprise of her life when she was invited up on stage to talk with Jennifer Hudson during her talk show about teaching her students at Jackson Park Elementary School. In another big surprise, the show awarded Jackson Park $10,000. Click headline to read more.
First, Do No Harm: A Q&A with Christina Grove About Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching
Christina Grove, a former Teacher of the Year, is the District's new CLR Instructional Leader. She sat down with us to discuss how she helps teachers and staff recognize biases and cultural and linguistic strengths in classrooms so all students succeed. Click headline to read more.
District Named Prestigious U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School District Sustainability Awardee
On April 25, 2022, The School District of University City was named a U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School District Sustainability Awardee for its innovative efforts to reduce environmental impact, improve health and wellness, and ensure effective sustainability education. Click headline to read more.
Recent U. City Board of Education Meeting
Statement of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The School District of University City recognizes that institutional racism and other forms of oppression have adversely impacted educational opportunities for students of diverse races, ethnicities, nationalities, abilities, classes, genders, sexual orientations, and other marginalized groups. Therefore, SDUC is committed to supporting innovative projects that ensure accessibility to all students and educators, and invite passion and purposeful learning.
Transform the Life of Every Student Every Day