Murray Hill's Premier Community School


  • Principals Message


    The teachers and staff of Ruth Upson want to say a huge THANK YOU to all of the parents, grandparents, community partners, and everyone else that made out teachers feel appreciated. This has been a difficult year for students and teachers alike, and all of the gifts and notes of thanks have been greatly appreciated.  


    A special thank you to the following who went above and beyond and showed support for the entire school faculty and staff: 


    The Pound Family, The Martinez Family, The Smith Family, The Libero Family, The Butler Family, The Nelson’s Family (Ms. Haas), Dr. Spinner, Riverstone Community Church, JustSchoolinLife, M.I.E. Knights Basketball, Kona Ice, and our very own wonderful Mr. Carter 

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  • Catch of Wave of Great Books


    Summer vacation is just around the corner, and there's no better way to chill out after a day of fun in the sun than with a great book.  Every student received 3 FREE books thanks to READ USA.  But what will you do when your child has finished them?  Below are some great resources to keep your child reading over the summer.  Remember, the summer reading goal is 1,000 minutes.  Every child that meets this goal will receive a prize when we return in the fall!



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  • Summer Rise Program

    Duval County Public Schools invites you to attend a free six-week academic enrichment and STEAM exploration summer program, as together we prepare your child for the upcoming school year while having a fun summer! Click below for more info:


    Rising Middle Schooler

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  • Upson Art is on Instagram!   

    Follow our new Instagram page @rnuvisualarts to see updated samples of the beautiful art being created by our talented students at Upson! Click here to follow our page, or click on the icon below! (You must have the Instagram app in order to view the page.) #rnuvisualarts 


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  • 5th Grade Science  

    5th grade students, here is an awesome way to improve your science knowledge! These flashcards will help you succeed in science class as well as help you for your big, end of year test. When working on each set: 


    1. Start on the LEFT to learn and memorize your words
    2. Then as you master each scientific term, move on to the next activity 
    3. Continue to do this for each set until you have LEARNED and MEMORIZED all the terms and can RECITE their definitions 


    Click HERE to access the website for the flashcards! 

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Welcome to Ruth N. Upson

  • We are looking forward to the 2021-2022 school year and we want YOUR student here as a part of our FAMILY!

    Visit School Choice for a Special Transfer Option to become part of our family today!




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    Text @ruthnu to 81010 to get connected to all the happenings at RNU through the Remind App.


    Learning is Magical!
    Established in 1916, we are celebrating over 100 years of service to our community.
    Featuring the Duval Choice program Math, Science, Technology

    We at Duval County Public Schools want to see every student inspired and prepared for success in college or a career, and life.

    Providing Educational Excellence in Every School, in Every Classroom, for Every Student, Every Day. 


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