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1968

Urban Community School founded by the Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland and committed lay teachers located at St. Patrick and St. Malachi parishes

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1976

With the merger of St. Wendelin’s into UCS, the St. Patrick’s campus moves to St. Wendelin’s

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1988

Received the Excellence in Education Award from the U.S. Department of Education, now known as the Blue Ribbon Award

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2003

Gallagher Family gifts property at West 48th Street and Lorain Avenue to UCS

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2005

The Carolyn Heller Elementary Building opens at West 48th Street and Lorain Avenue

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2008

Named a School of Excellence by The Cleveland Foundation and The George Gund Foundation

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2014

Construction of The Thomas E. Jeckering Middle School is completed

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2016

- Selected as a National Green Ribbon School for Environmental Practices and Learning Model

- Received a Five-star rating in the State of Ohio’s Step Up To Quality program

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2018

- Established new partnership with The MetroHealth System to build a community and school-based health clinic on Urban’s campus

- Selected as a distribution partner for Shoes and Clothes for Kids

- Completed construction of the new Urban Squash Cleveland Youth Development Center at Urban Community School