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From The Principal:

GLK-UAIS Families,

We encourage all stakeholders to keep up with news and events from UAIS by reading the weekly newsletter.  You will find recaps of the exciting things happening at UAIS as well as important information about future events.  Click the link here to access the newsletter: The Gene L. Klida Utica Academy for International Studies Newsletter (

Thank you,

Mrs. Beebe

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, in partnership with our community, will empower students to positively transform their future and the world.



Utica Community Schools ignites a passion for learning in all students. We strengthen our community by welcoming all learners, honoring culture, and inspiring remarkable growth and achievement. We accomplish this by:
• Ensuring students are at the heart of all decisions
• Collaborating with all stakeholders
• Providing a safe and supportive environment
• Encouraging mindsets that are open to innovation
• Reimagining what school can be
• Promoting high expectations throughout Utica Community Schools
• Committing to multiple pathways toward excellence and achievement for all

Utica Community Schools is celebrated for student achievement that consistently surpasses county, state and national benchmarks. Accelerate UCS! has been built with current and future student needs at each grade level in mind, taking into consideration what is working well and what may require change. For more information, please see this link.