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
    • Our mission: 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 
    • A 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

    After School Programs in Our Building

    • After School 3:30-6:30 pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
    • Wednesday 12:30-6:30 pm
    • School Vacation Weeks and Summer 7:30 am-6:00 pm
    • Vouchers and Private Pay Accepted (Sliding Scale Fee for Eligible Families)
    • Contact us: enrollment@bostonsbridgetoexcellence.com
    • Program Administrator: Sophia Bishop-Rice (857) 246-2984

Contact

  • Principal
    Hillary Casson

    Director of Operations
    Ladi Ogunro

    85 Olney Street
    Dorchester, MA 02121

    holland@bostonpublicschools.org

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

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