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Choose Success! Choose UCS!

Area parents searching for a high-performing, college-culture school district need to look no further. With a caring staff, positive learning environment and a wide variety of academic programs and paths to success, Utica Community Schools fits the bill. Parents and students can rest easy knowing that once they are a part of UCS, they maintain a spot in the district until graduation. Parents who live in Macomb County or counties that directly border Macomb are eligible to attend UCS through Schools of Choice.

Click here for Schools of Choice Application

With a core curriculum that emphasizes the skills needed to succeed in a rapidly-changing global economy, UCS answers the needs of students and parents. Our parents are actively involved in their students' education and welcome the variety of options the district provides at every level to help them achieve. From all-day kindergarten to college and career readiness, our students gain the necessary edge they need to reach their dreams.

To learn more about UCS, browse our website, please visit the various links on this site or schedule a personal tour by contacting any of our principals.

Below are important dates for this year's Schools of Choice program:

  • Monday, March 12, 2018 through Friday, September 7, 2018 by 4:00 - Applications Accepted for 2018 Schools of Choice program. Click here for an application. 
  • Wednesday, March 14 - Kindergarten Open House - Parents of 2018 Kindergarten students are encouraged to attend a kindergarten open house at one of the 25 UCS elementary levels. More information is available on this page
  • Thursday, April 12 at 7 p.m. at Stevenson High School - Open House for parents interested in enrolling in UCS through Schools of Choice. Stevenson High School is located at 39701 Dodge Park Road in Sterling Heights. 

 If you have any further questions or would like to have an application sent to you directly, please contact Tim McAvoy, the director of school/community relations.