Mission & Vision

The Utica Academy of Science Charter School (UASCS) will provide support, challenges and opportunities for its students, and it will instill the necessary skills and knowledge in math, science, and technology to empower students, through high intellectual standards, preparing them for college, career, and citizenship. The school seeks to graduate students who can think critically and creatively, who are committed to a lifetime of learning and civic involvement, and who are conscious of local, global, and environmental issues.

The Utica Academy of Science Charter School (UASCS) will provide:

  • Replication the Success
  • Experienced and Diverse Founding Group
  • College Preparation
  • Focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)
  • Glocal Education
  • Character education
  • Adventure-Based education
  • Environmental education
  • Small School Setting
  • Extensive Tutoring and After School Program
  • Parental Involvement and Home Visits
  • Extended School Day
  • Performance Assessment and Evaluation