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
     
     
     

    2017-2018 School Year Hours

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

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