Welcome to Urban Academy

Urban Academy represents the evolving nature of education. We put students in the centre of our plans, setting them up for maximum success and optimal academic performance. Our students go on to become leaders, innovators, dreamers and doers. Experience an education with greater discovery, higher achievement and deeper passion.


inquire today

JK

JK

Children learn to harness their imaginations, explore their surroundings and form critical opinions.

read more +

Primary

K - GRADE 1

Students gain a foundation to become the leaders, thinkers and innovators of tomorrow.

read more +

Intermediate

GRADES 2 - 5

With a focus on culture and community, students enhance their understanding of the world.

read more +

Middle

GRADES 6 - 9

Students draw meaningful connections between the context of their education and the impact they have as citizens.

read more +

Senior

GRADES 10 - 12

Technology, science, creative and math-based assignments refine students’ problem solving skills.

read more +

The Urban Academy Learning Experience

Students discover themselves and the world with a focus on connections and creativity that leads to the highest possible academic performance.

creativity

Creativity transcends traditional art classes and students discover creative solutions to real world challenges.

read more +

innovation

Students become prepared for a dynamic, evolving world.

read more +

integrated approach

read more +

experiential education

read more +

Life at Urban Academy

This is a place where diversity thrives and students learn to grow. We take pride in the range of our educational offering and we care about delivering the best possible learning experiences.

school spirit

This is the pride that defines us and brings us together in so many fantastic ways.

learn more +

activities for all

Learning here extends well beyond regular class time, allowing students to cultivate their skills and providing another outlet for teamwork, discovery and collaboration.

learn more +

Latest News

see all news
Head of School’s Weekly Message

November 9, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, Thank you to our parents who joined us for the Remembrance Day assembly on Thursday at Queens Ave United Church. The middle school students took the lead on the music and poetry and one of our graduates this year was our speaker. Alice Pinheiro spoke on valuing peace […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

November 2, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, Our students enjoyed their week, especially with Hallowe’en in the middle of it, always a special time of year for youngsters. Please scroll down in today’s email to see an invitation from our Board of Directors to the community AGM on November 20. We look forward to hosting […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

October 26, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, It has been a full and productive week. We have completed some baseline assessments in the school; School Wide Writes to assess the level of writing from primary through to senior, Numeracy Assessments in Grades 2-6 and individual Reading Assessments in Grades 1-5. This helps us plan instruction […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

October 18, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, It was a wonderful week working with your children. We are getting to know our new students and new families well and we appreciate our veteran families reaching out to those who are new to the community to make them feel welcome. The volunteer opportunities are starting to […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

October 12, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, It has been a glorious autumn week, the weather is lovely and the colours are starting to turn. It is also cooler, especially in the mornings. Please ensure that your child has outdoor wear that will allow them to play outdoors, we take the students out everyday and […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

October 5, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, Field study, athletics and co-curricular opportunities are well underway for the fall term. Our boys’ Grade 5 Soccer team won handily playing Meadowridge this week and girls’ Volleyball played hard at Southpointe. Our athletic program is growing and our students are becoming more confident competitors. We are looking […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

September 28, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, Thank you for a wonderful final week of September. It was a pleasure hosting our new families at the New Parents’ Reception on Wednesday night and we hope that they enjoyed the chance to connect with community leaders and spend a little time getting to know each other. […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

September 21, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, Thank you for a wonderful week as we settle back into school routines and establish new ones for our new families. On Monday of the upcoming week, September 24, our full school assembly takes place at Olivet Baptist Church from 1:30pm to 2:10pm. This first assembly is always […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

September 14, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, Thank you for joining us for the Meet the Teacher evenings at both campuses this week. This is an important part of orientation for new families but also for our returning families, as they get to know the expectations of a new grade, curriculum and new set of […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

September 7, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, We had a wonderful school opening this week, welcoming our returning students back to school and getting to know all of the new ones. Thank you for working through the routines with your child, uniform, drop-off and pick-up and getting schedules organized. We are spending a fair amount […]

Coming up

see calendar
November 16, 201812:00 pm / 1:00 pm

PAX Hot Lunch

Be sure to order by Friday, November 9.

Orders must be submitted through your MunchaLunch account.

More
Be sure to order by Friday, November 9.

Orders must be submitted through your MunchaLunch account.
iCal
November 20, 20187:00 pm / 8:00 pm

Annual General Meeting

iCal
November 23, 2018

Pro-D Day – No School

iCal
November 26, 2018 to December 7, 2018

PAX Holiday Toy Drive

iCal

The right education takes your child from remembering and reciting to knowing and understanding.

Stop imagining. Start achieving.

inquire today

About Ua

This is a place where diversity thrives and students learn to grow.

learn more +

experience ua

We link learning to real life, supporting students as they develop into the creative innovators of tomorrow.

learn more +

learning at ua

The Urban Academy learning experience is an engaging, integrated, finely tuned set of programs, curriculum and curated encounters.

learn more +

Admissions

Our team works hard to make the application process easy, guiding you and determining if Urban Academy is the right fit.

learn more +

support ua

As we grow, donations are crucial to uphold everything we stand for.

learn more +

inquire now

When you’re ready to find out more, we'll be excited to answer every one of your questions.

learn more +