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18-19 Enrollment-Seats available in Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grades. Applicants do not have to be Newark residents. All applicants can visit the Newark Enrolls website,, starting Monday, April 30, 2018 to apply directly to our school. For more information please email Ms. Murray at

For information about the IReady and Ready Math Curriculum please visit the following sites: and type in Parents in the search bar.

University Heights Charter School will be offering summer school from Thursday, July 5th, to Monday, July 31st. Seats will be filled on a first come first served basis. Summer school will run Monday - Thursday. The times for student participation in the program are as follows: Monday through Thursday, 8:30 to 12:30 (Academic program only; includes lunch), Monday through Thursday, 8:30-5:00 (Academic program and enrichment program; includes lunch). In addition, Before Care from 6:00 to 8:00 a.m. and Aftercare from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. If you would like your child to attend fill out the form and send it back to your child’s school’s main office. Forms can be picked up from the main office.
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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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UHCS is now apart of Amazon Smile!

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support UHCS every time you shop on, at no cost to you. You’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to UHCS. Click on Read More for the link!
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