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About Us

United for Success Academy features an integrated curriculum that brings learning to life and promotes sound critical thinking skills. In addition to having rigorous instruction in the core areas of math/science and language arts/history, our students expand their learning through an array of enrichment activities, such as field trips, community art projects, and Expo events.

In addition to its strong academic program, United for Success Academy supports families with:

Our school

  • A parent center providing tax preparation, eligibility support for county services, job and language skills, parenting classes, and more
  • A medical center offering free medical, dental, and mental health services for our students and their families
  • A remarkable extended-day and summer school offering academics and enrichment
  • is orderly, and you can hear children laughing. 
  • is focused on academics, and children stay for the art and sports. 
  • has strict discipline, and also great love and respect. 
  • is fixed on each student's future, and takes time to know their past.
  • examines the student as an individual, and involves the family and community.

Contact Us

2101 35th Avenue
Oakland, CA 94601

Phone: (510) 879-3228
Fax: (510) 627-9228


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Our Mission

To interrupt the inequities in our community by ensuring that all students are academically and socially prepared for success in high school and beyond, and to make a positive impact on our school, in our community, and in the world.

Our Vision

Like the eagle, we achieve to the heights of our abilities.

Like the mountain, we uphold each other and our community.

Like the river, we create new possibilities.

Like the acorn, we unfold into the leaders we are meant to be.

Our Core Values

Achieve Academically

UFSA students are skilled thinkers, readers, writers, and communicators, and are fluent in English, technology and mathematics.  We approach learning with a growth mindset, and demonstrate understanding by applying our learning in holistic and varied ways.

Uphold Community

UFSA students are diverse, collaborative, and accepting.  We build healthy, respectful relationships and embrace our rich diversity of identities, experiences and perspectives.

Create Solutions

UFSA students are creative, inquisitive, critical thinkers and persistent problem solvers.  We analyze and critique the world around us to ultimately create solutions to real problems in our community and the world.

Unfold as Leaders

UFSA students are leaders, solutionaries, activists, artists and athletes.  We utilize our voice, talents and creativity to advocate for ourselves and others.