District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in University City School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Student Progress

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in University City School District

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Parent / Guardian
February 24, 2023
The students in this community deserve better. Admin leads with apathy, which fosters a toxic environment in which teachers feel demotivated, embattled, and dehumanized. Bullying and fighting are... More
Review for Brittany Woods
Current student
January 09, 2022
Not a very decent school, an issue around every corner. Feels like a nightmare to attend being honest. A rare few of the teachers understand the issues they're currently going through and try to make... More
Review for Brittany Woods
Parent / Guardian
April 18, 2021
Barbara C. Jordan has offered a phenomenal experience for our child. The principal, Dr. Alfred leads with a vision, is an excellent communicator and is responsive. Ms. Holliday, the school secretary... More
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