WELCOME TO URBAN ACADEMY

This is a place where diversity thrives and students learn to grow. We do things a little differently – bringing the real world to our students and helping them understand through practical, tangible, hands-on experiences. Different is good. Different is better.


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A NEW URBAN INSPIRED CAMPUS

Our environment fuels us. We're expanding into a brand new urban school facility, fully catered to the unique, innovative learning experience we offer.

innovation starts here

Relevancy is more than a dynamic approach. We push ourselves to operate on the forefront of the latest innovations and breakthroughs.

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get outside

Real-world learning from the ground up – literally. Outdoor experiences elevate lessons, challenging students to study the world beyond the classroom.

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Urban Academy Is Centrally Located

The important things should always be close to home. We thought, “An exceptional academic experience needs an outstanding location!” And that’s where we are building our new facility.

THE BACKBONE OF OUR ORGANIZATION

What we do is just as important as how we do it. These are the reasons we get up in the morning.

Our Mission

What propels us forward. Our mission gets us from point A to point B and helps us define everything in between.

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Our Vision

Where we want to go. Our vision is our horizon, our comprehensive goal and what will take us into our bright future.

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Our Values

What we’re all about. Our values represent our purpose, our passions and what we seek to achieve each and every day.

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our history

We’re proud of our roots: grounding where we’re going and marking how far we’re come.

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school leadership

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staff directory

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Urban Academy Media & Publications

There is a lot to know when exploring schools, and joining a new school. Check out the details that will help you get an even better idea about what we do and how we do it.


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Latest News

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Head of School’s Weekly Message

September 13, 2019 Dear Urban Academy Families, Thank you to parents who were able to join us for Meet the Teacher Night this week. We appreciated providing you with the information you will need to help your child be successful. We are moving away from the class blog system we have used for the last […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

September 6, 2019 Dear Urban Academy Families, We have had a wonderful first week back with our students and classes are off to an excellent start. The Back to School Barbecue was a success at Hume Park and thank you to Ben Marsolais who organized a very efficient parent crew to feed us all dinner […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

August 29, 2019 Dear Urban Academy Families, We are very much looking forward to welcoming you today and are putting this email out a day early before the last long weekend of the summer. Today please take some time to look around the building at our new teaching spaces after you have had a chance […]

Coming up

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September 17, 20197:00 pm / 8:30 pm

Admissions Information Evening

Admissions Information Evenings allow interested families to learn about Urban Academy, our approach to education and what becoming part of the community would look like. Theses evening ...

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September 20, 2019

Grade 4 Field Trip to Coquitlam Watershed

http://www.metrovancouver.org/events/watershed-tours/Pages/default.aspx

Grade 4 students are taking a bus to the Coquitlam Watershed to find out where our drinking water comes from.

They will be leaving the school at 9 am and returning at 3 ...

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September 25, 2019

New Parent Reception

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September 26, 2019

Terry Fox Run

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

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Welcome Message

We would like to welcome you to explore the school and learn about what is possible in education.

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Our Mission

Our most important principles help us shape who we are, where we’re going and who we want to be.

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Our New Campus

100 Braid Street in New Westminster has never looked so good.

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Our Story

Urban Academy was founded on the idea that creativity, heart and collaboration of individual talents would guide success.

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Staff Directory

Our diverse team is comprised of thinkers, innovators, movers and shakers.

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Contact

No matter how you reach out, we are happy to help.

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