UP Academy Holland

UP Academy Holland is a high-performing tuition-free, college preparatory elementary school serving students in grades K1-5. UP Academy Holland aims to ensure its students acquire the knowledge, skills, and strength of character necessary to succeed on the path to college and to achieve their full potential.


What Makes Our School Special?

  • Public, tuition-free, college preparatory elementary school managed by a school management organization, UP Education Network
  • Mission is that all students acquire the knowledge, skills, and strength of character necessary to succeed on the path to college and to achieve their full potential 
  • Rigorous, standards-based curriculum and instruction that emphasizes an increase in intellectual independence in math and reading
  • Relentlessly high, consistent academic and behavioral expectations for all students, families, and staff ,members 
  • Wide-ranging network of supports for all students
  • Core values include teamwork, integrity, grit, engagement, and respect (TIGER) brought together in an atmosphere of enthusiasm and joy
  • Facilities include an Olympic-size swimming pool, full gymnasium, multiple playgrounds

Academic programs

  • After school programs that include homework support and tutoring
  • Comprehensive supports for all students, including students with disabilities and English language learners
  • Extended school day and year to maximize instructional time and provide additional opportunities for arts and physical education

Our Partners

  • College Bound Dorchester
  • Imajine That
  • BCYF Holland Community Center
  • 3-Point Foundation
  • Smart Smiles Dental Program
  • Strong Women Strong Girls 

After School Programs in Our Building

  • College Bound Dorchester
  • Imajine That
  • BCYF Holland Community Center

Contact Us

Principal

Hillary Casson
 

Director of Operations

Ladi Ogunro

85 Olney Street
Dorchester, MA 02121
United States

Phone: 617-635-8832
Fax: 617-635-8838
 
 

School Hours

Monday – Tuesday: 7:45am – 3:30pm
Wednesday: 7:45am – 12:30pm
Thursday – Friday: 7:45am – 3:30pm
* Doors open Monday-Friday at 7:15am for breakfast

Grades: K1-5
Level: Elementary
School Type: Traditional
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