A public charter school located in St. Paul, Upper Mississippi Academy is a collaborative community engaging lifelong learners in active, authentic experiences. If you’re looking for a vibrant, pioneering, experience-based charter school with a growing student body, UMA could be for you.
We pride ourselves on our philosophy of teacher-as-designer, expecting and encouraging teachers to incorporate subject area content with real-world context, including cross-curricular collaboration and the development of partnerships with local community members and organizations. Our St. Paul urban location provides access to a broad spectrum of community partnerships.
Interested in joining us for the coming school year? Find more information for the families of prospective students, and join us for an upcoming tour.