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Ms. Tamara Cooper - Executive Director

Dear University Heights Charter School Families,


We are delighted that you have chosen to send your child to our school.  University Heights Charter School  remains committed to our mission.   For the past decade,  the mission of University Heights Charter School has remained the same.  Our mission is  to develop in each student in grades PreK-8 the character, scholarship, and leadership necessary for success in life, college, and community. Our theory of change to educational excellence in Newark rests on our core beliefs which lead to our key school features and desired outcomes. Our community is built upon the foundation of our core virtues and expressed in our call and response

Your child will receive the support to develop into a strong citizen and leader.  Our curriculum is focused on global awareness while reiterating person responsibility.  Furthermore, by supporting the socio-emotional development of your child, our environment is a safe space for all students to learn and grow.

We are cognizant that without community engagement and parent support , it is impossible to educate children properly.  To that end, we welcome your feedback and participation in partnering with the school to provide the best education possible for your scholar.

Thank you for choosing University Heights Charter School.