December Open House

Your student will thrive here. Find out how by visiting us during our December Open House.

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.

At UMA, we understand that learning is a distinct, personal process for every student. As such, we encourage individual learning styles and natural abilities while moving toward academic and lifelong goals.

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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