• Frequently Asked Questions

    When was Ubah founded?

    Ubah Academy opened its doors in the Fall of the 2004-2005 school year with approximately 90 students. In three years, Ubah outgrew its facility and moved to its current location in Hopkins, Minnesota. Ubah is part of a K-12 International Educational System. See the Community Partners page for more information. In 2023 Ubah changed it's name, removing the word medical as it no longer fit the mission and vision of the school. 

    Where is the Ubah school building located?

    Ubah Academy is located at 1600 Main Street in Hopkins, Minnesota (formerly the Katherine Curren Elementary School). Ubah has been leasing the facility from the Hopkins School District since the 2007-2008 school year.

    What does "Ubah" mean?

    In Somali, "Ubah" means flower.

    What is the school logo, and what does it represent?

    The Ubah school logo includes an open book and a flower. The open book signifies our focus on academic achievement.  The flower represents the growth and development of our students.

    What is the cost to attend Ubah Academy? 

    There is no cost to attend Ubah Academy. Because we are a charter school, we are able to offer an environment that is rich with unique learning opportunities for our students. 

    How many students attend Ubah? 

    Approximately 400 students, the majority of whom are East African immigrants.