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UCA Fast Facts

UCA Fast Facts

  • High school (grades 9-12) enrollment 550 (2018-2019)
  • Middle grades (grades 5-8) enrollment 650 (2018-2019)
  • Elementary School (grades K-4) enrollment 500 (2018-2019)
  • Lottery to be held if more applicants than available spots for sixth and ninth grades
  • Asheboro, NC (less than five miles from the intersection of US Highways 220 and 64 and NC Highway 49)
  • High School is located at 5326 US Highway 220 Business South, Asheboro, NC
  • Middle School is a brand new school located at 5154 US HWY 220 Business South, Asheboro, NC
  • Elementary School is in the former Klaussner Furniture Showroom, located at 301 Lewallen Rd.
  • Tuition-free, Public school
  • Open to all NC residents in the applicable grades
  • No religious affiliations
  • Operates on a modified year-round calendar from August to June with typical holiday breaks and periodic breaks throughout the school year
  • School day from 8:55 am to 3:15 pm (High School); 8:45 am-3:05 pm (Middle School); 8:35 am-2:55 pm (Elementary School)
  • Semester classes for High School, Year long classes for Middle School and Elementary School
  • 4 Periods a Day
  • Friday hours are 8:55-12:45 for High School Students; 8:45 am-12:35 pm for Middle School students; 8:35 am- 12:25 pm for Elementary School students
  • Honors and AP classes available
  • Weighted GPA credit
  • Athletics are available based on student interest and feasibility
  • Sports include basketball, cheer leading, golf, soccer, cross-country, baseball, softball, tennis, volleyball, and wrestling
  • Social involvement in clubs is encouraged
  • Interact Club (Rotary), Mock Trial. Drama Club, Gaming Club, Sustainable Business Forum, Key Club and more
  • Randolph County’s only youth orchestra
  • We also offer Beginning Guitar, Recycled Art, Chorus, Mural Art, History of Rock 'n' Roll, and Intermediate Art
  • Students may bring lunch from home with access to a refrigerator and microwave
  • A hot lunch is offered for a small fee four days a week
  • Chick-fil-A, salads, subs, pizza and more
  • Internships in local businesses and institutions five days per year
  • Partnerships include the NC Zoo, Crossroad Retirement Home, Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen, Petty Garage, 99 Female Pilots Association, the CUOC, local potters and many more

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