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About UBE

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Upper Blue Elementary (UBE) has an incredible culture with staff, parents, community members, and students all committed to ensuring that every student is a hero in his or her own journey. 

Upper Blue is a diverse learning community of 220 students in PK-5th grade. We have fourteen classrooms and fifteen teachers as well as specialists in the areas of music, art, physical education, STEAM, World Language, media/technology, Special Education, Gifted and Talented, Primary Years Program, literacy, English language acquisition, counseling and fantastic paraprofessionals that support classroom teachers and students across all grade levels.

As an IB World School, Upper Blue aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. The PYP draws on research and best practice from a range of national systems with a wealth of knowledge and experience from international schools to create a relevant, engaging, challenging and significant educational framework for all children.  Students draw on their learning to show action every day through research, inquiry and service.
“Think you can, believe you will, do it!”UBE continues to focus on differentiation allowing us to continue to be an amazing school that strives to meet the needs of all learners.  Our motto states, “Think you can, believe you will, do it!”  We strive for this each and every day at Upper Blue Elementary.

Mission Statement

The Upper Blue Community engages inquirers to reach their maximum potential and take action to make a better world.


Our vision is to be a school community that embraces diversity, accepts challenges and develops compassionate, lifelong learners.


« Putting kids first every day.

« Celebrating effort, learning and growth.

« Fostering an inclusive environment.

« Modeling and applying the PYP Student Attitudes and Learner Profile in everything we do.