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Expanding Our Staff

UMA is expanding our staff, we are seeking to hire the following positions Physical Education/Health TeacherSchool Social WorkerSpecial Education ParaprofessionalSpecial Education Teacher Job descriptions can be found on the employment page of our website.


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School Summer Hours

UMA will be staffed and open Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday 9 am-3 pm. Monday & Friday is by appointment, call the school to schedule a time and verify if staff will be onsite. UMA will be closed the week of July 4 and will have limited hours and availability for the remainder of the month. The school will [...]

School Updates

Building Closed August 11 & 12

The Upper Mississippi Academy building will be closed Thursday, August 11th and Friday, August 12th as we clean the building in preparation for the 2022-2023 school year.


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Find Your School Supply List Here!

It’s time to go back-to-school shopping! Download your checklists below. Middle School List High School List


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HS Juniors Announce Clean Water Project

UMA Juniors Ruth Stacey & Livia Miller want to help kids and families around the world that do not have access to clean water. In order to do that, they need your help. They have organized a fundraiser with Charity Waters that will support clean water projects. Their goal of raising $1,000 will go directly to supporting clean water projects.  Any donation, no [...]


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Upper Mississippi Academy

Upper Mississippi Academy is a public charter school providing high-quality education for students in grades 6-12 in the St. Paul-Minneapolis metro area. Located in downtown St. Paul, UMA’s experiential, collaborative environment encourages dynamic teaching and learning through an interdisciplinary and multi-dimensional instructional approach.



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