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UP Academy Holland

About UP Academy Holland

Welcome to UP Academy Holland!  Serving more than 770 K-5 students in the Bowdoin-Geneva Community of Boston since 2014, UAH is a mission-driven community of passionate and dedicated educators.  Our school community is built on the core values of teamwork, integrity, grit, engagement, and respect. 



To enroll your child at UP Academy Holland, please visit Boston Public Schools.


  • Fast Facts
    • Grades Served: K1-5
    • Enrollment: Approximately 770
    • Restart Date: August 2014
    • School Restarted: John P. Holland Elementary School
  • Contact Information
    • Principal: Victoria Thompson
    • Director of Operations: Selina Ruiz
    • Address:  85 Olney Street, Dorchester, MA 02121
    • Phone: (617) 635-8832
    • Fax: (857) 220-3023
    • Email:
  • School Hours
    • Monday- Tuesday: 7:45 am- 3:30 pm
    • Wednesday: 7:45 am- 12:30 pm
    • Thursday- Friday: 7:45am-3:30pm
    • *Doors open Monday-Friday at 7:15am for breakfast
  • Enrollment Information

    UP Academy Holland is a tuition-free, public school open to all Boston scholars who are incoming K1-5th graders. No application is required to enroll at UP Academy Holland.

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