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School NewsDistrict News

Ready, Set, Blitz!
Academic Blitz set for January 9
West Utica celebrates nation's veterans at annual assembly
Veterans honored in speeches and songs
UCS Kindergartners help with wedding proposal for Duncan Elementary teacher
Duncan Elementary Kindergartners helped UCS alum propose to his high school sweetheart.
UCS Wellness makes (sound)waves with new podcast series
Second UCS podcast now available
UCS senior plays in the 2022 All-America Football Game
Henry Ford II High School represented at the 2022 Under Armour All-America game.


Dismissal Reminders

Remember we stagger our dismissal to ensure a safe dismissal

Car Pick Up Pre-K 3:35pm to 3:45 pm please do not arrive at that time if you do not have a Pre-k student.

Car Pick Up kindergarten and 1st grade 3:45pm only: please do not arrive at 3:45pm unless you are picking up a kindergarten or 1st grader in your car.


Please stay in your car and pull up to the appropriate door. Door 2 for Kindergarten and Door 1 is for 1st grade. If you walk up you are considered a walker. Please go the the doors in the rear. We want to keep the front area for car pick up only.


Car Pick Up 2nd - 6th grade 4:00pm: please do not arrive before that time traffic is backing up on West Utica Road.


Walkers will be dismissed at 4:10pm to walk home.


Please adhere to the our systems. We want to make sure dismissal is a smooth process.

Dr. Woods

West Utica Elementary School will provide each student with the highest quality education and create a passion for learning, empowering each student to contribute positively to our global community.

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Be sure to check out West Utica’s new Facebook page. The link is located at the bottom right of this page. It featured all the latest West Utica News, updates, and events!

Thank you for supporting our school. 

And….Thanks to Ms. Julie Burgett our Media teacher for  Sharing our Successes on Facebook.   



UCS Vision

All children have the right to a rigorous, high-quality education which meets their individual needs. UCS will respect, encourage and empower each and every student to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes to be successful, contributing members of a diverse community and global society.

UCS Mission

We are committed to exemplary teaching and learning in order for our students to be prepared for success in the 21st Century.
We will achieve this commitment by engaging the entire community to focus on each child's achievement, with the expectation that every student will pursue some type of post-high school educational endeavor.

Core Values

  • Every child can learn and achieve.
  • Parents and guardians are partners in the learning process.
  • Being “smart” can be achieved through persistence, hard work and effective effort.
  • Excellence is expected and celebrated.
  • Data is used to guide our decision-making.
  • All employees will exemplify ethical behavior; exhibit a strong work ethic; and continue to develop their leadership, performance and service skills.
  • Technology supports and enhances instruction, business operations, research and communications.
  • The Board of Education, district educators/staff, parents, community members and business leaders must collaborate and work as a team to enhance educational opportunities for student success.