University City High School has so many opportunities for students to try their wings in a great variety of interests, whether they be academic, scientific, athletic, artistic, political... or your own unique interests.
Our experienced staff and faculty are dedicated to providing a nurturing environment for students to grow, learn and even take time to simply have fun.
University City High offer clubs and activities, in addition to the innovative as well as strong academic classes. UCHS wants students to have the best education to prepare for their future successes.
We invite students to explore our school website for all the great possibilities here for them. Here are some things you should know.
Be sure to read the Student Handbook, where you'll learn about some of the fun activities here, as well as the rules and regulations that govern life at UCHS.
UCHS has approximately 550 spaces available for students. All students parking spaces are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis and must display a valid permit. A parking permit is $25.00 for the school year and purchase of a parking permit doesn't guarantee an available space. Students are to park only in areas assigned for student parking and will be required to have a valid parking permit displayed in the front window. Students who park in assigned staff or visitor spaces may be cited.
The school does not assume responsibility for vehicles parked on campus. Parking applications may be picked up in the Attendance Office. Student parking permits are on sale after school begins.
Saturday School (CASSAS)
The Core Academy Supporting Student Achievement Success (CASSAS) program provides UCHS students the opportunity to recover missed instructional days while receiving academic instruction and support. CASSAS classes are taught by a certificated instructor and allow students to recover lost attendance. It happens on Saturdays from 7:55 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Media Center. For further information, contact Gail Hall at (619) 605-2800 x2427 or via e-mail at:firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit CASSAS website here
Be sure to visit the Falcon Counseling section. There you'll find special pages for Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores and Freshmen. You can also find out the name of your counselor.
Students are expected to wear appropriate clothing and footwear for school. Students wearing clothing deemed inappropriate will be referred to the Vice Principals, and/or Counselor. Parents are encouraged to monitor their students for appropriate clothing as they leave for school each day.
Physical Education Uniforms
All students are required to wear appropriate attire to participate in Physical Education classes. Students may bring clothes from home, providing the following criteria are met: Shorts cannot have pockets and must be navy blue with no logosor writing; shirt must be plain, light gray, shortsleeved, with no logos, writing, or pockets. Sweatshirt must be plain, light gray, with no logos, no writing, no pockets, nor hoods (this prevents students from bringing gum, candy, food, cell phones, iPods, etc. to class). Leggings are permitted. Tennis shoes with soft, non-marking soles must be worn. Street shoes, boots, sandals, or street clothes may not be worn for physical education at any time. Students wearing these items will receive a non-suit for each day these items are worn. Students will be required to report to roll call in their apparel, (shorts and t-shirts). The UCHS PE uniform is available for purchase at the school financial office. T-Shirts are $8, Shorts are $12, Sweatshirts are $12.
Textbooks are issued during the second or third week of class in August, or early September. Students and new students unable to attend scheduled textbook checkout may pick up books after school begins at the Library.
Textbook prices will be charged textbooks not returned when due as well as the prices of library books that are not returned when due. Call (619) 605-2800 ext. 3451, if you have any questions concerning textbooks. Or visit :know What You Owe" on SDUSD Destiny link. Outstanding debts from the prior school year, previous schools attended and summer school should be paid before the student will be registered for school and issued textbooks.
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