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UAIS teams look for a threepeat
Teams look to become third state championship debate team
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UAIS student honored for volunteer work
UAIS students share their world to elementary students
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Flickinger students engineer a lesson in music
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From The Principal

This January, an option is being added to the automated SchoolMessenger system that will allow buildings and the district to send text messages to UCS parents. To activate, parents will need to accept a message request from the district. The request will be sent to all parents with cell phone numbers listed in PowerSchool on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.  Please see the attached flyer for more details:

Texting Service Announcement.

UAIS Application Process for Class of 2022: UCS recently released the application window and timeline for the specialty programs (CSI, MST, UAIS). The Secondary Specialty Programs application will be available on the UCS website Monday, January 15th, 2018 (

Applications are due Monday, February 26, 2018 at 3:00p.m. UAIS will host its information night at 6:30p.m. on February 1st at UAIS/Heritage. This event is always well-attended and will start promptly at 6:30p.m. The UCS Blitz that showcases the district’s educational options is scheduled for 7pm on February 8th, at Henry Ford II High School.

Lastly, if you have an 8th grader who would like to participate in our student shadowing program, please click on the UAIS Shadowing Information Form for more information and to submit a request for your student to visit UAIS for a day. This opportunity is only available from until March 15, 2018.

Stay tuned for other important information regarding prospective students and the enrollment process.


The mission of UAIS is to engage our students and to cultivate their abilities through individualized attention and the support of our community of educators, learners, and parents.

This collaborative environment and the rigorous, comprehensive, and internationally-minded curriculum challenge the learner to grow personally and academically.

As our students develop into enlightened, globally-aware citizens, the skills and understanding that they acquire at UAIS will help them lead today and improve tomorrow.

Utica Community Schools is Michigan's second largest school district.  

Student achievement in the district outpace all county, state and national averages. The district's graduation rate is 12 points higher than the state average and students are staff are regularly honored for excellence.

For more information on Utica Community Schools, please visit this link