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Latest News & Announcements

Tutors help peers succeed in summer school

Students help their peers by tutoring during summer school.

Class of 2022 graduate performs with national honor band

Utica High grad plays trumpet with musicians from across the country.

“This has to be the coolest shop class in the world!”

Emmy award winner gets Henry Ford II High School-made paddle board hand delivered

UCS Vision

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

UCS Mission


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.