Welcome to the Utica Community Schools –
Where Every Child Achieves!

As a member of our Utica Community Schools family, your child will have access to comprehensive academic programs in a safe and nurturing setting. Each of our more than 1,300 teachers is highly-qualified to teach their subject or grade level, in order to make your child’s school experience valuable.

We believe that your child’s academic achievement will be strengthened by a positive partnership between home and school. Please take advantage of all available opportunities to keep lines of communication open. Attend Fall Open House and Parent-Teacher Conferences. Read the building newsletter and school web site for building-level updates. Consider joining the PTO or Booster Club to support building activities. You’ll be glad you did!

General Enrollment Information

Children who will be five years old on or before September 1 of a school year and live within the Utica Community Schools are eligible to attend kindergarten (Please note - children born between September 1, 2015 and December,2015 may enroll in kindergarten in 15-16 if parents complete a waiver). All children must be registered for school by their sixth birthday.

You may enroll your child in the school he or she will attend any time during the regular school year. Summer registration is available at our schools two weeks before the start of the school year. If you aren’t sure which school your child will attend, call the Pupil Services Department at 586.797.1120.

When you register, please bring the following documents:

  • Child’s birth certificate

  • Michigan driver’s license, Michigan ID or appropriate employment picture ID

  • Lease agreement, closing papers or property tax bill

  • Most recent report card to assist with grade and class assignment (school officials will request transcripts from your child’s previous school) and...

  • Immunization records detailing the day, month and year your child was vaccinated against measles, rubella, diphtheria, tetanus, polio, hepatitis B and other serious illnesses. If you need more information on immunizations, please call 586-797-1120.

Click the graphic below for information on 2015-16 kindergarten registration.

2015 Kindergarten

Attention Non-resident families: Utica Community Schools offers limited Schools of Choice at the K-12 level. Please follow this link if you are a non-resident parent interested in our Schools of Choice program.

Please notify the school at the time of registration if your child receives specialized services.

Schools of Choice


Schools of Choice Open House
Wednesday, March 25
Stevenson High School
38701 Dodge Park Rd.

Choose Success! Choose UCS!

Parents in Macomb County 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.

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 in Macomb County. 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 for parents include:

  • March 23 thru September 11, 2015 - Applications will be accepted for the 2015 Schools of Choice program. The application is available at this link.
  • Wednesday, March 25 - Schools of Choice Open House at 7 p.m. at Stevenson High School, 39701 Dodge Park Rd.


Parent and Student Handbooks

A handy guide to Utica Community Schools…

The Utica Community Schools Parent-Student Handbooks serve as quick references for families seeking answers to school policies, procedures and district activities. UCS Handbooks are published for elementary, junior high and senior high schools. Each handbook is created with student learning and parent partnership in mind.

You’re encouraged to download a copy and find the answers you seek at your leisure. Save a copy for future reference or come back and visit again. Remember: handbooks are updated each year.

Choose the handbook you need from the icons below.

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Dual Enrollment

Utica Community Schools students may attend Dual Enrollment college-level classes not offered by the school district, provided they have demonstrated proficiency on the high school Michigan Merit Exam (MME). Tuition is paid by the district for qualifying students who achieve passing grades in approved college courses.

Dual Enrollment

Number Enrolled: 41

High School POP: 4362

% of High School Population:  .0093993 (less than 1%)

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