Principal's Message

Dear University Park Families,

Greetings and welcome to University Park Elementary School, the home of the Panthers! I am thrilled that you have decided to view our school’s website to learn more about the wonderful students, staff, and programs we offer. On behalf of the entire University Park Staff, we welcome you to our school! 

At University Park, our teachers and staff focus on the respect of the individual student, their learning strengths, and the belief that while students may have learning challenges, ALL students can learn. We commit to providing the best instructional practice to enhance both teaching and learning. We understand the importance of meeting our student's social and emotional needs in addition to their academic needs. We are committed to providing innovative lessons to our students, incorporating technology in order to meet the needs of the 21stcentury learner.

Our school community is dedicated to providing our students with a well-rounded educational experience. While the core curriculum is provided for all students, we believe that it is critical to provide leadership opportunities, character education, and exposure to the technologies in order to prepare students to compete with their global counterparts.

To our parents, we believe that your involvement is an essential component to the academic success of your child. I encourage you to visit our website often, meet your child’s teacher, and engage in all that UP offers. Your participation in our school is needed and greatly appreciated!

This year, our staff and students will continue to focus on PRIDE behavior as our school-wide behavior support plan. Students will continue to receive recognition from staff in their classrooms and at Flag Deck for showing PRIDE in all they do. If you are new to University Park, PRIDE represents the behavior expectations for ALL University Park students, Punctual and Prepared, Respectful, Integrity, Dependable, and Everyone’s Safe.

Thank you for your continued support!


Molly Cummins
(949) 936-6305 (direct)

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