Since opening its doors in 2010, UP Education Network has focused on taking the lowest performing schools in Massachusetts and transforming those schools into exceptional learning environments. Our mission is to rapidly transform chronically underperforming district schools into extraordinary schools that sustain high achievement over time.
UP Academy Holland shows what is possible
Student growth has nearly doubled in ELA and Math from pre-restart growth scores at UP Academy Holland and UP Academy Holland is now one of the top 10 schools in BPS, as measured by growth.
UP’s new CEO joins the team
Veronica Conforme joins the UP Education Network team as CEO.
UP Academy Kennedy opens
UP expands to Springfield, Massachusetts, and partners with the Springfield Empowerment Zone Partnership and Springfield Public Schools, to restart the John F. Kennedy Middle School in Springfield as UP Academy Kennedy.
UP Network shows strong results on PARCC test
On the 2016 PARCC test, UP Education Network schools were #3 for Math growth in the state, as compared to other school districts.
UP schools post strong growth on MCAS
On the 2015 MCAS, UP Academy Oliver was #1 in the state for Math growth and #6 in the state for ELA growth. UP Academy Leonard was #2 in the state for Math growth and #5 in the state for ELA growth.
UP Academy Holland opens
UP restarts the John P. Holland Elementary School as UP Academy Holland.
UP’s first elementary school shows historic results
On the 2014 MCAS, UP Academy Dorchester was #1 in Math growth (with proficiency up 47 points) and #6 in ELA growth (with proficiency up 26 points).
UP schools continue showing strong results
On the 2014 MCAS, UP Academy Boston was #1 in Math growth in the state and UP Academy Oliver was #5 in Math growth in middle schools in the state.
UP Academy Oliver opens
UP restarts the Henry K. Oliver Middle School in Lawrence as UP Academy Oliver.
UP Academy Dorchester opens
In 2013, UP also restarts the John Marshall Elementary School in Boston as UP Academy Dorchester.
UP middle schools continue strong performance
On the 2013 MCAS, UP Academy Boston was #1 in Math Growth in the state and UP Academy Leonard was #2 in Math Growth in the state.
UP Academy Leonard opens
UP expands to Lawrence and restarts the James F. Leonard Middle School as UP Academy Leonard. UP becomes part of a series of district-wide reforms to improve student outcomes in Lawrence.
UP Academy Boston shows strong growth
On the 2012 MCAS, UP Academy Boston was #1 in Math growth (proficiency up 20 points) and #7 in ELA growth (proficiency up 22 points).
UP Academy Boston opens
UP restarts its first school. The former Patrick F. Gavin Middle School is transformed into UP Academy Boston.
UP Education Network is founded
Scott Given starts Unlocking Potential (now UP Education Network) to serve students attending underperforming district schools.