University Schools

University Schools - Pioneers in Education

University Schools is a tuition free K–12 public charter school located in Greeley School District 6 in Greeley, Colorado. The tradition of developing better ways to teach our children is at the heart of University Schools. University Schools has been a leader in education for more than a century.

At University Schools, we believe that children learn best in a safe, nurturing, and supportive environment. Our students enjoy a student-led, teacher-guided educational experience.

At University High School, we focus on creating a student-centered learning program. We prepare our students for success beyond school, as they develop personal and academic plans and portfolios and participate in community service projects. We invite you to take a look around our website to see what we have to offer for your child.

A Message from our Director

We certainly had a wonderful start to the 2017/2018 school year, and we are well under way into the first trimester. We have continued to upgrade our facilities and provide curriculum resources and technology for our students and staff. Some of our capital projects include: 

  • mathematics materials for students K-5
  • German and Spanish curriculum materials
  • HS history textbooks and teacher resource materials
  • track for physical education and athletics
  • resurfaced gym floors for physical education and athletics
  • carpet for remaining classes (not re-carpeted last summer)
  • auditorium lights
  • library furniture
  • library computers
  • 2 computer labs for high school business classes
  • 5 chrome carts
  • 29 flat panels for classrooms

Three organizations that offer great support to our school are Booster Club, Junior Bulldogs, and USPTO. If you are interested in volunteering, attending a meeting or learning more about these groups, please contact:

We would like to welcome the following staff members to University Schools:

  • Mandy Alvarez – School Nurse
  • Brigette Brawner – Health Clerk (Main Building)
  • Laura Hodgson – ES/HS Counselor
  • Linda Lyons – Curriculum and Instruction Specialist
  • Lauren Martinez - Kindergarten
  • Scott Protain – 4th Grade
  • Meredith Stockum – Elementary Music
  • Jolene Timm – 5th Grade
  • Natalia Wallace – 3rd Grade
  • Mark Chambers – MS Electives/Technology
  • Shaunna Crust – MS Reading Interventions/MS/HS ELL
  • Deisy Galicia – MS/HS Spanish
  • Amy Lee – MS Health Clerk
  • Tegan Poulton – MS PE/Health
  • Ashley Yeh – MS Math
  • Denise Andersen – HS Spanish
  • Anna Bjornson – HS English
  • Sara Mildenstein – 6-12 Vocal Music
  • Garth Moline – Assistant Band Director
  • Louis Uribe – HS Social Studies

Thank you, as always, for the support you give to our school. Please contact me if I can provide any information or answer questions.

Sherry Gerner

Sherry Gerner, Ed.D.