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For the third year in a row- UHCS is selected as a National School of Choice! 

Welcome To University Heights Charter School

For over a decade, University Heights Charter School has been an anchor primary academic institution in the University Heights section of Newark, NJ.  Our mission is to develop in each scholar in grades PK-8 the character, scholarship and leadership necessary for success in life, college, and community. 

Summer Program Update

There will be before and aftercare for all scholars attending the Summer Program at UHCS, from July 5th to July 31st, 2017 and the hours: Before-care is 7:00 am to 8:30 am Aftercare is 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm No breakfast being served Lunch will be provided Closed every Friday School Trips Lower School Tuesday, July 18, 2017- NJ Sea Grant Consortium, Fort Hancock, NJ Students will explore the salt marsh, collect shells, and have the opportunity to participate in seining and sieving activities. Thursday, July 27, 2017- Turtle Back Zoo, West Orange, NJ Students will explore the zoo and different animal and their habitats. Upper School Monday, July 17th :Newark Public Library, Newark, NJ (3rd and 4th grades only) Tuesday, July 18th: Turtle Back Zoo, West Orange, NJ (3rd and 4th grades only) Wednesday, July 19th: Barnes and Noble, Clifton, NJ (5th thru 8th grades only) If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact Ms. Sherri Taft via email at or telephone at 973-943-5238.
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