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Choose Success! Choose UCS!

Area parents searching for a high-performing, college-culture school district need to look no further. With a caring staff, positive learning environment and a wide variety of academic programs and paths to success, Utica Community Schools fits the bill. Parents and students can rest easy knowing that once they are a part of UCS, they maintain a spot in the district until graduation. Parents who live in Macomb County or counties that directly border Macomb are eligible to attend UCS through Schools of Choice.

With a core curriculum that emphasizes the skills needed to succeed in a rapidly-changing global economy, UCS answers the needs of students and parents. Our parents are actively involved in their students' education and welcome the variety of options the district provides at every level to help them achieve. From all-day kindergarten to college and career readiness, our students gain the necessary edge they need to reach their dreams.

To learn more about UCS, browse our website, please visit the various links on this site or schedule a personal tour by contacting any of our principals.

Important dates regarding this year's Schools of Choice registration are:

  • March 13 - September 8, 2017 -  Applications accepted for families interested in enrolling students through the Schools of Choice program.
  • March 15, 2017 -  Parents interested in enrolling students who will begin kindergarten in fall, 2017 are welcome to attend one of our roundups. All elementary schools will host Kindergarten Open Houses at 7 p.m. on March 15.
  • April 12, 2017 - Utica Community Schools will host an open house for families interested in enrolling through Schools of Choice. The open house will give parents an opportunity to learn more about the Schools of Choice process and the district's nationally-recognized elementary and secondary programs. The Open House will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Stevenson High School, 39701 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313.

The Schools of Choice Application is available at this link. 

If you have any further questions or would like to have an application sent to you directly, please contact Tim McAvoy, the director of school/community relations.