• Mission Statement:


    The mission of UMAHS, a challenging, diverse, caring, learning community, is to inspire excellence in every student by fostering lifelong learners who recognize and achieve their fullest potential.


    Belief Statements:


    1. Our district is renowned for its academic rigor, offering students a curriculum that is motivating, relevant, and designed to maximize each student's learning potential.
    2. Every aspect of our instructional program - our curriculum, our instruction, our groupings, our scheduling, our counseling -  affirms our belief that every student has many talents and vast potential.
    3. It is evident that Upper Merion Area School District values the arts.
    4. Each student feels a sense of belonging through participation in a wide and diverse choice of school sponsored extra-curricular activities.
    5. We effectively use technology to enhance learning, support operations, and as a means of internal and external communication.
    6. Students and their families are supported by exemplary, comprehensive intervention services.
    7. Students are exposed to appropriate, challenging and enriching experiences that guide their career choices and post-secondary decisions.


    A graduate of Upper Merion Area High School will be able to;


    -use what they have learned as students to successfully communicate with others, evaluate new information and ideas, and analyze problems to find solutions.


    -use technology as a tool to increase their understanding of the world they live in and share their insights and ideas with others.


    -use their successes in high school as the foundation for future success and use their challenges in high school as reminders of the value of persistence and reflection when confronted with obstacles to their success.


    -use their experience as members of our high school community to become caring, respectful, and responsible contributors to their communities.