Come and earn your degree at the school that CARES!
Come and earn your degree at the school that CARES!
Come and earn your degree at the school that CARES!

Enroll Today

The Academy for Urban Scholars is now enrolling. Choose from our Columbus or Youngstown campus.

Online Learning

We offer online classes through a web-based program Apex. Our students can complete classes in major subjects and electives.

Career Pathways

We offer focused certification and apprenticeship opportunities that lead prepare our students for work after graduation.

​The Academy for Urban Scholars (AUS) mission is to produce work ready, college-ready, caring, articulate, critical thinkers, and lifelong learners, who are socially responsible, resilient, and productive citizens in an increasingly diverse global community and economy that leads to graduation.

The framework for success in life and learning
expectations at The Academy for Urban Scholars are:

Individual Learning Plan

The Academy for Urban Scholars is a brick and mortar high school whose curriculum is designed to provide differentiated learning for every student. Each student is given a customized Individual Learning Plan (ILP).

The Four E's

The AUS focus is to ensure each student who graduates is prepared for the 4 E’s:

Career Pathways

Information Technology

Why Choose AUS?


Face to Face Instruction

Online Instruction

Differentiated Instruction


Boys Basketball

Spoken Word Competition

College Visits

ACT/SAT Testing

Year Round Schooling

Field Trips

OTES Model


John and Pamela Gregory

John and Pamela Gregory are the founders of the Academy for Urban Scholars and its parent organization, the National Center for Urban Solutions headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. The Gregory’s also founded the African American Male Wellness Agency and NCUS TEC, a technical career college.

The couple is committed to improving urban communities through workforce opportunities, education, and wellness. Their work has touched tens of thousands of lives nationwide. They are excited about future opportunities to create meaningful change.

Extra-Curriculars – Get Involved!


We have two schools – one in Columbus, Ohio and another in Youngstown, Ohio

Academy For Urban Scholars High School – Columbus

1808 E. Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43203
Phone: 614-545-9890
Fax: 614-545-9889

IRN: 012528 
NCES District ID: 3901433
NCES School ID: 390143305688

Academy For Urban Scholars High School – Youngstown

3405 Market St.
Youngstown, OH 44507
Phone: 330-744-9070
Fax: 330-746-9636

IRN: 013249
NCES District ID: 3901472
NCES School ID: 390147205727