• Ruth N. Upson Elementary School. A school that feels like family.

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  • A Proven History: 100 Years of Educational Excellence

    Founded in 1916, Ruth N. Upson Elementary School is celebrated for its long history of well-rounded curriculum and supportive, compassionate teachers. Along with reading, math, and science, students have the unique opportunity to participate daily in fun and engaging electives, arts and PE. There is no other school quite like Upson.

  • A School That Feels Like Family

    Take comfort knowing your child is in a caring environment with teachers who understand that each child is unique and teach to each child’s strength. Children master each lesson and grow in a safe, loving environment.

    Teachers hold one another accountable and work together to make learning a magical experience for children. Communication is a high priority for the leadership who are always available to parents looking for guidance and answers.

  • Murray Hill’s Hidden Gem

    Just like its central location in the charming neighborhood of Murray Hill, Ruth N. Upson serves as the center of community life for children. It boasts a diverse student body with equally diverse extracurricular activities: yoga, coding, dance, and safety patrol.

  • Your Child is Our Legacy

    Ruth N. Upson continues to live up to its foundation as Murray Hill’s premier community school. Its namesake left an incredible legacy after serving as the school’s principal for 32 years, and that same devotion and commitment to the students’ lives on today.

  • Extracurricular Activities and Special Programs

    • Cathedral Arts Project
    • Extended Day
    • Flag Raising
    • Gardening Club
    • Green State
    • Music Department
    • Safety Patrol
    • Teachers of Tomorrow
    • Coding Club
    • Run Happy Club
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  • “Ruth Upson Elementary is the heart of the Murray Hill community and we can’t wait for you and your student to join our family!” -Principal Faith Roberts-Graham
Ruth N. Upson Elementary
1090 Dancy St. Jacksonville, FL 32205
904-381-7485