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UCAES Visitors' Day: Sunday, March 15

Looking for a Christian school with strong academics? 

We invite you to attend Visitors' Day on Sunday, March 15 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon to check out Upper Columbia Academy Elementary School. This event will take place alongside our annual Science Fair. (Please RSVP if possible to Lorna.Hartman@ucaes.org. If you're on Facebook, you can visit our page and click "Send Email" just below the main profile picture.)

Meet Our Teachers

Our teachers are Ryan Irwin (principal and upper grades) and Kristy Plata (lower grades). They'll be available to answer questions about our curriculum, educational goals,and future plans. Find out about financial aid, registration, and school policies. We'll have printed information available for you.

Win Prizes

Every member of your family who attends (including the baby and your second cousin from Philly) can enter a name separately to maximize your family's chances of winning. We're giving away goodies!

Fourteen Ways UCAES Can Benefit Your Student

Mr. Irwin and Mrs. Plata lead song service during the Liberty Lake trip at the beginning of the school year.
Mr. Irwin and Mrs. Plata lead song service during the Liberty Lake trip at the beginning of the school year.
  1. Low student-to-teacher ratio
  2. Above-average Iowa test results for our student body year after year
  3. Committed, qualified Christian teachers
  4. Full state and denominational accreditation
  5. Financial aid
  6. Home school partnership program
  7. Morning bus from Spokane to UCAES
  8. Daily spiritual leadership and character guidance from dedicated teachers
  9. Extracurricular events and programs such as winter skiing and snowboarding, ice skating, a greenhouse, handbells, band, Spokane Fair, and more
  10. Community service projects
  11. TechnicArts Fair and Band Clinic for 7th and 8th-graders at Upper Columbia Academy, the Christian high school across the street
  12. High school algebra or band classes at UCA during 7th or 8th grade (on meeting qualifications)
  13. Quiet rural setting for good concentration with plenty of fresh air and room to play and learn outdoors
  14. Lego League that meets weekly at UCAES; although it's not directly a school program, a number of UCAES students participate and some UCAES parents are coaches

Directions and Information

UCAES is located at 2810 E. Spangle Waverly Rd., Spangle, Washington. Turn in to the UCA Church driveway, pass the church building on your left, and UCAES is behind the church.

For help or information, call UCAES at (509) 245-3629. Lorna Hartman, our administrative assistant, is here from 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday, and we all return calls as promptly as possible. You can email us, and our website here has information too.

Follow our public Facebook page to keep up with what's going on at UCAES (we have a private group for UCAES parents as well).



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