Mayor Rings in the New School Year for San Diego Children at the Grand Opening of the Urban Discovery Academy

New San Diego K-8 Charter School to Provide Opportunities for Children in East Village

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE

San Diego, CA – As thousands of children across San Diego head back to school, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer rang the school bell at the grand opening of Urban Discovery Academy, San Diego’s newest K-8 charter school.

Over 400 students began school today at the Urban Discovery Academy’s (UDA) new 37,000-square foot building in San Diego’s Innovation Design Education Arts (IDEA) District. The building contains 18 brightly-colored classrooms, a performing arts venue, a visual arts studio and rooftop pavilion for special events. The school will also serve as an evening center for extended educational and cultural programs in cooperation with many community-focused non-profit organizations and charitable foundations.  

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