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.




The children of Cleveland’s Near West Side receive a quality education that empowers them to achieve their full potential and inspires them to give back to the community.


Our Strategic Goals

  1. Strengthen our academic performance

  2. Deepen our commitment to whole child development

  3. Protect the interests of our students and families by proactively adapting to our changing neighborhoods

  4. Strengthen the capacity of our Board

  5. Enhance our management and organizational structure