Community Involvement


Acceleration Placement Act Informational Meetings   Recently updated !

Urbana School District #116 will host two information meetings regarding the Acceleration Placement Act (Public Act 100-0421) on Tuesday, July 24 and Tuesday, July 31 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at Urbana Middle School, 1201 S. Vine Street, Urbana.  Childcare will be provided at both meetings. This Accelerated Placement Act […]

Accelerated Program Flyer

Input requested regarding expansion of Dual Language program

Urbana School District #116 is planning for the expansion of our Spanish/English dual language program and adding a French/English dual language program. Emails were sent to USD116 parents and staff with a survey that consisted of three open-ended questions regarding this expansion; these emails are shown below.  We are also […]


General Student Safety Information

Due to the recent “stranger danger” incident at Urbana Middle School this week, we feel it is important to remind students, families, educators, and the community about general safety issues.  Safety of our students is very important, and we appreciate the support of Urbana Police related to safety of our […]


Halloween trick or treat hours and safety information

It’s the time of the year when kids are running around in costume and candy is everywhere!  Customarily, both the City of Urbana and the City of Champaign join with the Champaign County Board in setting aside trick-or-treat hours.  Trick-or-treat hours for Halloween 2017 will be Tuesday, October 31, from […]


Donation Drive for the People of Puerto Rico

Urbana Middle School staff and students in conjunction with Puerto Rico Rises (Champaign) are holding a donation drive for the People of Puerto Rico from Monday, October 16 through Friday, October 20. UMS Dual Language teacher Darienne Ciuro-Sanchez said the donations can be dropped off at the Urbana Middle School […]