Academics at UAS

As a publicly supported school system we strive to maintain set learning standards and be transparent with what those standards are, allowing each student the same opportunity to acheive and exceed those goals.

Here you will find various reports and information regarding the UAS curriculum, instructor staffing, student achievement, and more. We invite you to review the documents below to get a better understanding of the academic setup followed by Upsala Area Schools.

487 Literacy Plan.pdf

Annual Report.pdf

Cont. Improvement Plan 12-13.doc.pdf

World’s Best Workforce Report Summary.pdf




High School


High School

Our Mission

Upsala Area Schools District 487 is a publicly supported school system with the mission to assure the academic success, social development, and individual fulfillment of all students enrolled (pre-k through senior).

In order to obtain our mission we focus on providing quality education, responsible resource management, a safe learning environment, and growth opportunities for all community residents.

In partnership with parents and district residents, the Upsala Area School District provides:


  • Academic rigor is maintained

  • Basic Skills are developed in all students

  • Citizenship and personal responsibility

  • Employs a highly-trained and professional teaching staff

  • Variety in curriculum and co-curricular choices


  • Promotes student health and welfare

  • Secure, safe, and orderly environment maintained in all facilities


  • Financial management

  • Facility maintenance and use

  • Human resource management

  • Community services


  • Community programs

  • Facility access

  • Open communication

  • Resource access

  • Lifelong learning

Our exceptional teaching staff, challenging curriculum, and respectful and caring environment assist students in becoming confident, competent, and enthusiastic learners.

ISD 487 complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, or disability. This holds true for all students who are interested in participating in educational programs and/or extracurricular school activities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the school district's Title IX Officer and/or Section 504/ADA Coordinator and/or EEOC Coordinator.

Nick Klug
Principal; Title IX Officer/Section 504 Coordinator/ADA Coordinator/ EEOC Coordinator
Phone: 320-573-2175