Modified Lock Down Today 1/29/2018

Urban Pathways will be in modified lock down today, At 7:06 today the school became aware that PPS issued a statement that they would be in modified lock down due to a threat to a Pittsburgh Area School. We also went into modified lock-down at that time. Students will remain inside the school today. Only visitors with prior appointments will be permitted to enter the building.City police are working to identify the origin of the threat.

National School Choice School Tour Event

National School Choice School Tour Event

Urban Pathways College Charter School K-5
Friday, January 26th
from 8:30 am to 10:30 am

This event will feature a fabulous tour through our Leader in Me School. A prime opportunity to ask questions, as well as, meet our student ambassadors and staff. This event commemorates National School Choice Week 2018, which will be America’s largest-annual celebration of opportunity in education.

UPCS K-5 is one of more than 13,000 schools nationwide holding events during National School Choice Week, which is nonpartisan and nonpolitical.

We hope you will join us!

Day-to-Day Substitute Positions

Urban Pathways Charter School has partnered with Kelly Educational Staffing (KES) to provide for day-to-day substitute teachers.  Active PA teaching certificates are required. For more information on how to apply to become a substitute with Kelly, please contact the local the local office at 412-788-4591 Option 4, email your resume to, or apply online at

Events of January 2018

Important Dismissal Update for Today

January 12, 2018

Dear UPCS K5 families,
Due to winter weather conditions, Pittsburgh Public School’s have notified us that the buses may arrive early and they may even arrive late to school. Therefore, the bus stop times may be inconsistent.
Notifications will be sent out, on the UPCS K5 phone application, as soon as a bus leaves the school.
Pick up dismissal will begin at 3:00 p.m. today.

Thank you,
Mrs. Fitzgerald, CAO/Principal K5

New Year Reminder

Students and staff return to school on Wednesday, January 3rd.