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Urban Community School is a model of education in the city of Cleveland and a recognized leader in developing educational programs that help inner-city children achieve academic success. Throughout the years, Urban Community School has received numerous awards and distinctions. Among the most prestigious honors are:


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


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


Accepted into Schools That Can, "a national nonprofit network of stand-alone, high-performing independent and charter schools operating in underserved communities." (

Happy Retirement Agnes Dubray!

Happy Retirement Agnes Dubray!

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UCS Alumni Start Successful Business

UCS alumni Alex Nosse and Renato Pereira-Castillo have lived all over. But when these young entrepreneurs were ready to start their own business, they chose to return to their roots—Cleveland, Ohio.


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