Urban Community School provides primarily low-income children from Cleveland’s Near West Side with an individualized, innovative, and challenging education. Founded by the Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland, UCS is an ecumenical school in the Catholic tradition.




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