Urban School students discuss their experiences with socioeconomic status

April 18, 2017

  The Month of Understanding (MOU) at Urban is a month dedicated to providing “Urban with an opportunity to focus on and highlight multiculturalism at school, remembering that the work is year-round,”...

Urban’s tuition to increase to $40,000 for the 2015-16 year

June 4, 2015

$40,000 can buy a wide variety of things. It can buy a new car, a year’s tuition, room, and board at any University of California school, or it can buy next year’s tuition at the Urban School of San...

College counselors are center stage as college admissions decisions approach

Urban's college counselors, Susan Lee and Lauren Gersick, work in their office on the first floor.
March 3, 2014

In one month most Urban seniors will receive their college admissions letters.  Where they get in depends on their grades, test scores, extracurriculars, family legacy, and who was helping them — specifically,...

Focus: Urban’s endowment growing but still behind other Bay Area schools

October 25, 2011

Last year, nearly 42 percent of applicants to Urban requested financial aid. So it was no surprise when a recent Legend survey found that 34 percent of Urban students — the single-largest group of...

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