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Urban Discovery Academy is a free-public charter school serving TK through 8th grade students in the heart of the IDEA District, in the East Village neighborhood of Downtown San Diego. Urban Discovery Academy recently added the first Design-Thinking focused High School in San Diego, IDEATE High Academy, also located in Downtown. The UDA schools provide a rigorous continuum of education that develops the whole child as a scholar, athlete, artist, and democratic member of society, infused with project-based learning, design-thinking interdisciplinary challenges, college prep, and most importantly empathic social responsibility and innovative thinking.



The UDA lottery took place at 9am on Friday, March 16! Check your email to view your child's status.

Library Grand Opening

Our new, beautiful library is officially open! The opening and continuous operation of our new library would not be possible without the overwhelming support and hard work of our incredible Network of parents! THANK YOU!

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Middle School Skate Night
Date: 4/26/2018, 4 PM 6 PM
No School
Date: 4/27/2018
Parent Community Forum
Date: 4/28/2018, 12 PM 1:30 PM
Location: Urban Discovery Academy
State Testing
Date: 4/30/2018
ELAC Meeting
Date: 4/30/2018, 3:45 PM 4:45 PM
Location: UDA Conference Room

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