Our Mission Statement

University Preparation Charter School at CSU Channel Islands is a collaborative community of innovative learners who seek out challenges and persevere toward individual and shared goals.  We provide multiple opportunities for students to thrive in a diverse and compassionate learning environment.
 Health and Wellness Fair
Saturday, April 29 | 9:00AM-12:00PM
 Come by and learn about how to get healthy. See what our community has to offer: There will be lots of fun & informational booths; dental truck, optometrist, Clinicas del Camino Real and so much more; shake your body with our Zumba instructor; taste some healthy choices and find out more about our local YMCA. It will be a morning of healthy fun. 

Hike and Picnic at

Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa 

Reservation flyer will be coming home the week of May 1st.


       9:45 – Arrival at the park/Bathroom break
     10:00 – Ranger led hike, 1 ½ - 2  hours

 Spanish & English speaking Rangers
   Learn about
 Park history
 Native plants & animals

     12:00 – Return to the Visitor Center
 Students who complete an activity will be sworn in as Jr. Rangers
   Time to explore Visitor Center/Gardens
       12:30 – Picnic Lunch together as a UPS/UCMS community
   Be sure to bring food and water for your family group.
Click  HERE  for more details and reservation form
Calendar of remaining
PTSA events for this School Year…

Your volunteerism and participation is greatly appreciated throughout our remaining community events. 

Please click  HERE  for details
 Ready for 7th grade?

Incoming 7th graders for 2017-2018:  California Health & Safety Code 120335 states, any pupil advancing to the 7th grade level of any private or public elementary or secondary school must be fully immunized, including all pertussis boosters and the second MMR.  When your child receives the Tdap booster please bring proof of the immunization to your child’s school before June 16, 2017.  Students will be excluded from the first day of school if proof of the Tdap is not received by August 29, 2017. 

Thank you for taking the time to complete our school climate survey(s). It is a very important part of our efforts to work collaboratively with you to make our school a wonderful place for student learning. It will also help us to set goals for program improvement. Your responses are highly valued!  

Please go online either in our office, at home or on your cell phone to answer our UPCS Parent Survey.  Please complete one survey per student by February 24, 2017.  Thank you.

We are currently accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year.
Applications turned in after March 2, 2017 will be placed on wait list.
Elementary School
Middle School  

Check out this video on how to access Overdrive, our new digital library! 

This video was created by OverDrive. For more help from OverDrive, visit help.overdrive.com

Common Core Standards


What kinds of things will my child learn in mathematics and English language arts in first grade? In high school? New brochures focused on the California Common Core State Standards for mathematics and English language arts/literacy (ELA) are now available to help teachers and other educators answer such questions from parents, guardians, and other community members.

The brochures are organized by grade span and provide insights into what students will be learning:


Grades three through five

Grades six through eight


Grades three through five

Grades six through eight

 UPS Board of Directors Meeting Calendar
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 Peace Builders Pledge

 Homework Help
Camarillo Library
Click Link for more information
Click HERE for more learning Opportunities at offered by the Library

Board Openings
If you are interested in serving on the University Charter Schools Board of Directors
Click here for more information.
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