UrbanPromise School

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The UrbanPromise School (UPS) is a Christian school where student education includes high academic standards, a safe environment, committed teachers, small class size, and a commitment to leadership development. 

The mission is to equip children through Christ in academic achievement, life skills, and leadership. 


Why Enroll at UPS?
UrbanPromise School equips students to reach their highest potential through relevant, innovative academics and transformative relationships.  A UPS education features:

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  • Christ-centered education in small classes
  • experiential learning and trips
  • music, art & physical education
  • UrbanTrekkers program (environmental science)
  • agricultural and nutritional education
  • Common Core Standards curriculum
  • affordable tuition
  • Kindergarten through 6th grade
  • high quality academic instruction
  • iPad instruction
  • committed, experienced and dedicated teachers


Frequently Asked Questions

How long has the school been in existence?
UrbanPromise School has been in existence since 2002

Is the Bible taught in this school?
Yes, UPS is a school committed to Christian education.  Bible is taught as a major subject just as math or English/Language Arts.

Is there a uniform requirement?
Yes.  We want to ensure that our students focus on learning instead of clothing as well as prepare students for expectations related to professional attire that future organizations and employers will have.

How do I enroll my student in UrbanPromise School?
Parents interested in enrolling their student fill out an online application. Complete and submit the application and school representatives will guide you through the rest of the application process. 

What is the cost of tuition?
Our goal is to bring the benefits of a private education within reach of urban families.


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2021-2022 School Calendar

Back to School Packet


UrbanPromise School Staff  

Dionne Xavier– Principal
Denise McMillan – Administrative Assistant
Shannon Roberson – Assistant Principal of Instruction

Ophelia Ashiabor – Pre-K
Kourtney Bajwa – Kindergarten
Tonia Koehler – 1st Grade
Andrea Powell – 2nd Grade
Meloney Burris – 3rd Grade
Shaquan Dixon – 4th Grade
Shannon Roberson – 5th Grade
Faith Watts – 6th Grade


UrbanPromise School offers its programs to students regardless of race, gender, color, creed or national or ethnic origin.