Academic Program Options 2020-2021

  • As the sixth largest school district in North Carolina, UCPS is proud to offer a variety of academic programming to elementary, middle and high school students. Our school district offers more than 15 options and below are brief descriptions for a few.

    Our rigorous Dual Language Immersion programs, offered at the most schools in the state, supports more than 1,000 students in bilingualism and cross-cultural awareness.

    Students enrolled in the unique AgTech Academy participate in hands-on learning to explore technology with a focus on agriculture, while the Health Sciences Academy’s innovative curriculum exposes students to the clinical and operational aspects of healthcare.

    Our Leader in Me programs empower students with leadership and life skills, and our International Studies and Global programs prepare students to succeed in an interconnected world.

    Help your student find their path by browsing all of these academic options and more in the Academic Programs Portal below.

    Getting started is easy: First, select a program to find out where it is offered in the district. Then, click on the school’s name. From there, you can go directly to the school’s website to learn more about their program.

    Want to view all of our academic options? Select “More” to see a comprehensive list of the academic options offered throughout the district.

  • Antioch Elementary www.ucps.k12.nc.us/Domain/8 One-Way Immersion - Spanish
  • Benton Heights Elementary School of the Arts www.ucps.k12.nc.us/Domain/9 Leader in Me
  • East Elementary www.ucps.k12.nc.us/Page/19 Two-Way Immersion - Spanish, Science Technology Engineering & Math (STEM), Health Sciences
  • East Union Middle www.ucps.k12.nc.us/Page/21 AgTech Academy, AVID
  • Fairview Elementary https://www.ucps.k12.nc.us/Domain/15 STEM
  • Health Sciences Academy at Monroe Middle www.ucps.k12.nc.us/Domain/25 Health Sciences Academy
  • Hemby Bridge Elementary www.ucps.k12.nc.us/Page/27 Music
  • Indian Trail Elementary www.ucps.k12.nc.us/Page/29 Leader in Me
  • Kensington Elementary /www.ucps.k12.nc.us/Page/31 One-Way Immersion - Mandarin, Global
  • Marshville Elementary www.ucps.k12.nc.us/Page/33 Two-Way Immersion - Spanish, AVID
  • Marvin Elementary www.ucps.k12.nc.us/Page/35 One-Way Immersion - Mandarin
  • Marvin Ridge High www.ucps.k12.nc.us/Page/37 International Baccalaureate
  • Marvin Ridge Middle www.ucps.k12.nc.us/Page/39 Middle School Partial Immersion Continuation (Spanish - Mandarin)
  • New Town Elementary www.ucps.k12.nc.us/Page/47 Science Technology Engineering Art & Math (STEAM)
  • Piedmont Middle www.ucps.k12.nc.us/Page/55 Middle School Partial Immersion Continuation (Spanish - Mandarin)