About Us

Last Updated: 8/31/2020 5:07 PM


Chester Upland School of the Arts (CUSA) serves students in grades PreK - 5.


With offerings in Dance, Visual Arts, and Music, CUSA is an elementary program with a focus on the creative and performing arts. CUSA has a dedicated principal and assistant principal, both with roots in the community and a dedicated staff committed to educating the whole child. The student accomplishments at the school have been featured in the Chester Spirit, the Delaware County Daily Times, and on WPVI Action News.


Contact Information
Asst Principal:
Climate Mgr:
Instructional Support Teacher Leader:
Reading Specialist:

Rene Garner
Darnell Medley 
Maya Hackett

Tamiko Barber
501 West 9th St, Chester PA 19013
8:45 AM - 3:45 PM
Uniform Policy
Shirts: Navy blue or white buttoned style polo shirt with a collar.
   Solid color sweaters or sweatshirts (navy, white or black).
   No hoodies are permitted to be worn during the day.
Pants/Skirts: Navy blue or tan khaki pants.
   No jeans or leggings are permitted.
   Belts are required for pants (pants should not sag or reveal undergarments).
   For girls, khaki, navy blue or black skirts or skorts are permitted (no denim skirts or skorts). Length should not be more than 1 inch above the knee
Shoes: Sneakers or dress shoes / dressy flats.
   No: flip-flops, sandals, high-heel shoes, slides, shoes with wheels or lights.