Universal Institute Cs

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800 S 15th St

Philadelphia, PA 19146

(215) 732-7988

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Public, Charter

Student Enrollment: 605

Students Per Teacher: 19

Parent Reviews

37 Parent Reviews for Universal Institute Cs

This school is a prelude to sending your child to prison. Older children playing football before school starts, in a lot adjacent to the auditorium, is ok but their language is horrible, using the F*** word loudly as parents walk by. These boys are not being supervise by school officials, principal ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/06/14

This school was improving for a while, but over the past 2-3 years it has gone into a downward spiral. The school climate used to a little chaotic but positive, now the climate is very negative. Many talented longtime teachers are leaving to teach elsewhere, and some have quit mid year. It is very sad ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 02/18/14

My child has attended this school since Pre-K, and is currently in 3rd grade. In my opinion the school has changed for the worst with each passing year, and I am currently looking into transferring my child ASAP. A lot of the staff that were orignally there when my child started have now moved on to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/19/12

My son attended Universal for kindergarten and it was a horrible experience. I had to pull him out halfway through the year and send him to a private school. In my son's class, I observed children constantly hitting and fighting.. there was so much anger and aggression. I saw children leaving the classroom ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/24/12

I have had a great feeling about Universal Institute Charter School from day one. That means even before my son was accepted by the school. Ms. Saba attended to and answered all my questions beyond expectation. She did her job professionally and with a wonderful attention, and so have been 99% of the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/16/11

I love this school. I had three sons attend UICS. K-8, 1-8 & 5-8; My oldest is an high school graduate currently working for Avis rental car & part time student. Middle son current in High School 12th preparing for College. Baby boy in High School 11th grade. My babygirl currently attends UICS; she's ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/14/10

This is my 3rd year at UICS. It's not perfect but they are getting there. Each year new and wonderful ideas are being added to UICS' program. This year I am so excited and I look forward to welcoming in a new bunch of students. We have and exciting year planned for the students. However, I am going to ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 09/04/10

This is my sons first and last year at this school. i have had nothing but bad experiences at this school from the very first day. Ms Dixon does not know how to care for your child. She leaves them on field trips, doesnt call in case of emergencies,leaves the children in a class by themselves, calls ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/22/10

I think its not a good school because they critacise they students too much.If you not smart or good they frown on you. Also half the staff is Muslim and they show favotism to their own poeple.

Posted by a parent on 05/13/10

Universal Institue Charter School is noit just a school. It's a place that not only has the best interest of the child but the best interst of the family.

Posted by a parent on 04/19/10

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Test Year: 2012
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* In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Philadelphia schools — Universal Institute Cs is located at 800 S 15th St, Philadelphia PA 19146. 800 S 15th St is in the 19146 ZIP code in Philadelphia, PA The school district for Universal Institute Cs is the Universal Institute Cs. Universal Institute Cs is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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