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Six for six: UCS valedictorian has perfect record when it comes to Ivy League applications

06/14/2019
UAIS grad earns more than $2.2 million in scholarships

It's a positive sign for Burr students

06/14/2019
Students line the road to spread a message of kindness

Elementary schools invite 2019 grads back to celebrate where it all began

06/14/2019
Grads share words of wisdom with students

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Christine M. Johns, Ed.D.

The Power of Partnerships


We read a lot about the power of social influence these days, but I am struck by the power of community partnerships.  A key educational reality is that strong schools are linked to powerful and positive community partnerships. 

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UCS Vision

All children have the right to a rigorous, high-quality education which meets their individual needs. UCS will respect, encourage and empower each and every student to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes to be successful, contributing members of a diverse community and global society.

UCS Mission

We are committed to exemplary teaching and learning in order for our students to be prepared for success in the 21st Century.
We will achieve this commitment by engaging the entire community to focus on each child's achievement, with the expectation that every student will pursue some type of post-high school educational endeavor.
Utica Community Schools, Michigan’s second largest school district, is recognized nationally in education. Student achievement in the district continues to outpace local, state and national levels, and the district’s graduation rate of 92.4 percent is more than 12 points higher than Michigan averages. The district prepares students for success in a global economy through a focus of four key strategies: providing academic excellence, preparing positive digital citizens, promoting student innovation and ensuring accountability. MORE.