UMA At A Glance

Quick Info & Logistics

Important Phone Numbers

Main Office: (651) 528-8091
Attendance: (651) 528-8091; option 2
Admissions: (651) 528-8091; option 6
 (651) 683-2042
Transportation Dispatch: (651) 251-8080

Harry Adler
Executive Director
(651) 528-8091 ext. 303

Amy Elverum
Director of Special Education & Dean of Students
(651) 528-8091 ext. 420

School Hours & Schedule

School hours are 9:20 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Office hours are 8:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

UMA uses a block schedule with alternating days (A/B). Each day consists of three 90-minute classes which meet every other day ,and two 45-minute classes which meet everyday. The middle of each day has a Lunch/Wellness/Advisory period.

2016-17 Sample Schedule – Middle School

2016-17 Sample Schedule – High School


UMA is located at 426 Osceola Ave, St Paul, MN 55102, just off West 7th Street at Randolph. We will be spending at least the next two school years at this location.

If you have questions or feedback regarding future selection processes, please send us a message and we’ll be happy to have someone from UMA get in touch with you!

Our Authorizer

UMA is authorized by Innovative Quality Schools (IQS).

IQS is a “Single Purpose Authorizer” meaning that unlike other authorizers, their only mission is to authorize charter schools. Like UMA, IQS is a non-profit corporation with 501 (c)(3) status. IQS was approved by Commissioner Alice Seagren as an authorizer on December 1, 2010 and currently authorizes more than 20 schools.

By The Numbers

Teacher to Student Ratio: 14:1
Enrollment (as of 10/1/2015): 230

Enrollment Profile

See UMA’s full Report Card on the MN Department of Education Website.

UMA Students with binoculars

UMA Student body at fort Snelling