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Academic Year 2017-2018

Universal School provides classes from preschool through 12th grade. During the last school year, there were over 424 students in the preschool and elementary level and 230 in 8th – 12th grades, totaling 654 students. The spacious 70,000 square foot modern facility allows a maximum of 700 students. At the current rate of growth, we anticipate reaching this number in a few short years. Our graduates have been accepted into Harvard University, Yale University, M.I.T., Cornell University, University of Chicago, Northwestern University, Washington St Louis Medical Program, Wesleyan University in Connecticut, I.I.T. Dual acceptance Medical, DePaul University, Loyola University Honors Program, University of Illinois at Chicago Honors Program, University of Illinois at Urbana, and other accredited institutions. Last year’s graduates received a total of over 1 million in academic scholarships.

UNIVERSAL SCHOOL | 2017-2018 CALENDAR

July
BUILDING OPENS 10:00 AM– 2:00 PM
4th Independence day CLOSED
August
BUILDING OPENS 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
10th -18th Teacher In-Service
21st Pk-12th Grade First Day of School 8:20-11 am
21st Pk-12th Open House, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
31st Eid Al-Adha – NO SCHOOL
September
1st Eid Al-Adha – NO SCHOOL
4th Labor Day. –NO SCHOOL
October
9th Teacher In-Service – NO SCHOOL
20th End of the First Quarter
November
6th Parent/Teacher Conference 10- 1 pm & 2- 6:00 p.m.NO SCHOOL
18th Annual Dinner at 6:30 pm
23-24th Thanksgiving - NO SCHOOL
December
14-15th Semester Reviews (8th & 12th)
19-22nd Semester Exams (8th & 12th)
22nd End of the Second Quarter
25-29th Winter Break- NO SCHOOL
31st Eid Al-Adha – NO SCHOOL
January
1st Winter Break- NO SCHOOL
2nd School Resumes
11th Report Cards Sent Home
15th Martin Luther King-NO SCHOOL
February
19th NO SCHOOL
March
9th End of the Third Quarter
19th Parent/Teacher Conference 10- 1 pm & 2- 6:00 p.m. NO SCHOOL
23rd All School Program – 6:00 pm
30th Teacher In-Service – NO SCHOOL
April
2nd – 6th Spring Break- NO SCHOOL
13th Experience It! Open House for New Parents 9-11 pm
27th NO SCHOOL
May
10th Graduation Dinner
16th Ramadan starts-School Dismiss at 2:30 pm
17th Last Day for seniors and 8th grade
24th Last Day of School for Pre- K/Kg
25th Kg Grad. 5 pm. & 8th-12th Report Card Pick up
25th End of the Fourth Quarter
27th MS & HS Graduation Ceremony
28th Memorial Day- NO SCHOOL
30th Elem/MS Awards Ceremony/ Report card pick up at 11:00 am
30th Last Day of School for 1st-7th Grade Dismiss 11:00 am
June
1st Last Day of School for 9th-11th Grade
4-6th Teacher In-Service - NO SCHOOL
6th HS Report Card Pick up

No School

7/4 Independence Day
7/5 -7/8 Eid Al-Fatr Break
9/5 Labor Day
9/11-14 Eid Al-Adha Break
10/10 Teacher In Service
11/7 Parent/Teacher Conference
11/24-25 Thanksgiving Break
12/23-1/3 Winter Break
1/16 Martin Luther King Observed
2/20 Teacher In-Service
3/27-31 Spring Break
5/29 Memorial Day

School Start and End Dates

8/19 Pk-12th First Day (8:00am -12:00pm)
5/18 Last Day Seniors and 8th grade
5/25 Last Day of School Pre-K/Kg
5/31 Last Day of School 1st-7th
6/2 Last Day of School 9th-11th

Quarter Ends

10/21 End of the First Quarter
12/ 22 End of the Second Quarter
3/13 End of the Third Quarter
5/26 End of the Fourth Quarter

Graduation Dates

5/19 Graduation Dinner
5/26 Kg Graduation (5:00pm)
5/27 MS Graduation (10:30pm)
5/27 H.S. Graduation (1:00pm)

Annual Dinner

20th, 2016 Sunday November

Progress Report/Report Card

9/27 Progress Reports - PlusPortal
11/7 Parent/Teacher Conf. (10:00am-5:00pm)
11/28 Progress Report - PlusPortal
1/11 Report Cards Sent Home
2/7 Progress Reports - PlusPortal
3/20 Parent/Teacher Conf. (10:00am-6:00pm)
4/25 Progress Reports - PlusPortal
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