September 11 Anniversary

Utica Academy of Science Remembers the Lives Lost on the 9/11 Attacks

Monday, September 11th, 2023: Today, we remember the victims and heroes of 9/11. We recognize the selfless actions of the first responders who put their lives on the line to save others. We remember the bravery of the passengers on Flight 93, who put their lives at risk to protect citizens on the ground. We recognize the tragedy and grief of all those who lost loved ones on that fateful day. 

Take some time for reflection on this day that changed our nation forever. Let us always remember.

UAS 11th Grader Performing in a First World Premiere Opera

Utica Academy of Science Atom is Featured in an Opera at Glimmerglass Theatre

Friday, August 11th, 2023: Congratulations are in order! Caleb J.A Crowder was selected to perform in the First World Premiere of the “Rip Van Winkles” Opera at the Glimmerglass Theatre in Cooperstown, New York! Caleb is going into 11th grade at Utica Academy of Science. He’s been a singer and performer since the age of three. He has sung for many events in the Utica area and cities all around the East Coast. He has won First place twice and second place in three local talent shows. Caleb dreams of becoming a professional actor/singer, song writer and philanthropist. 

Caleb is also a young entrepreneur and business owner with his two younger twin brothers, David and Andrew. Their business, We3Cre8, is a tie-dye and apparel business serving the greater Utica area. We3Cre8 was also recognized by the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) program led by Michelle McCarrick Truett.

Come support Caleb in the two remaining performances; Sunday, August 13th at 7:30 pm and the finale on Friday, August 18th at 1:00 pm. Break a leg, Caleb!

The UAS Academic Calendar is Now Available

The 2023-24 Academic Calendar is Available for Utica Academy of Science Families

Attention Utica Academy of Science families, the 2023-24 academic calendar is now available here.

We look forward to welcoming students back to school on Thursday, September 7th. 

Parents can Help Update UAS Wellness Policy

Utica Academy of Science Families can Provide Input to SANY Wellness Policy

Thursday, July 27th, 2023: Parents, we need your help to make our school healthier!

Children spend most of their day at school. So, it’s important that they have healthy foods and drinks while they are here. Good nutrition helps fuel kids' bodies and minds to help them learn better at school. Our school wellness policy tells how our school makes the healthy choice easy. 

Parents can help update our wellness policy and to put it into action. The full SANY Wellness Policy is online at

Please provide your input to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by August 15th.

The UAS 2023-24 Student Handbook

The Utica Academy of Science Student Handbook for the 2023-24 School year is now Available

Thursday, July 20th, 2023: The Utica Academy of Science Student Handbook is now available for the 2023-24 school year. The safety of our students and staff is our main priority, so please make sure you take time to read through our policies and procedures before returning to the classroom. If you have any questions, please contact the main office.

We look forward to a safe and productive year!

Order Uniforms for the 2023-24 School Year

Utica Academy of Science Families can Order Uniforms for the 2023-24 School Year

Monday, July 17th, 2023: Believe it or not, the first day of school is just around the corner! A reminder that if you need to order a new school uniform, now is the time to do it. Orders can take up to 14 business days. Any orders received after August 18th might be delivered after the start of the school year. 

Order school uniforms now at so your Atom will be dressed for success!

District Wide School Safety Plan Hearing

SANY Holding District-Wide Public School Safety Plan Hearing

Tuesday, July 11th, 2023: Dear Parents, Guardians, Students, Staff, and Stakeholders: the Science Academies of New York will hold a public hearing session for the district-wide school safety plan open to all school personnel, students, and the public. 

Please note that the public hearing sessions will be held at 10:00 AM on August 9th at the SANY Conference Center at 1415 W Genesee St, Syracuse, NY. You can also join virtually via Zoom; please see Zoom details below. 

  1. Zoom Meeting Link:
  2. Zoom Meeting ID: 814 4162 8972
  3. Zoom Passcode: 672921

Your participation is appreciated.

2023-24 SANY District Safety Plan Available for Public Comment

The Science Academies of New York Announce Safety Plan for 2023-24 School Year

Tuesday, July 11th, 2023: Attention Utica Academy of Science families: Your child’s safety is our top priority. The 2023-24 Science Academies of New York (SANY) District Level School Emergency and Safety Plan is now available for public comment. The electronic copy of the plan is available below:

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mr. Akyar at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 315-671-5470.

Happy 4th of July

Happy 4th of July from Utica Academy of Science

Tuesday, July 4th, 2023: “The land of the free because of the brave.” 

Wishing all our Syracuse Academy of Science families a safe and happy 4th of July.

Families can Access Healthy Meals in Summer Through SFSP

Utica Academy of Science Students can Access Free Meals When School is Out

Monday, July 3rd, 2023: Did you know your child can have access to healthy meals and snacks when school is not in session? The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a federally-funded, state-administered program. Children 18 years and younger may receive free meals and snacks through SFSP. Children receive either one or two reimbursable meals at most sites each day. Certain camps and locations may be approved to serve up to three meals a day.

Click here to find a meal service near you or text “Summer Meals” at 914-342-7744, or call 1-866-348-6479.



Utica Academy of Science Charter School is part of Science Academies of New York.

UAS Elementary School

160 School Lane,
Frankfort, NY 13340
Phone: 315-574-3000
Fax: 315-574-3008

UAS J/S High School

160 School Lane,
Frankfort, NY 13340
Phone: 315-266-1072
Fax: 315-266-1073


1409 W Genesee St,
Syracuse, NY 13204
Phone: 315-671-5470
Fax: 315-671-5475


For transportation related questions, please call transportation department in the district you live.
UCSD Transportation: 315-797-4933