- California Gold Medal School
- US News Ranking: 65th in Nation, 5th in State, and 19th Charter
- Niche Ranking: 2nd best Charter in State, 15th best Public High School in State
- 6 Year Accreditation by WASC
- US News Ranking: 65th in Nation, 3th in State, and 19th Charter
- The Washington Post Challenge, UHS ranked the 124th most challenging school in the country.
- National Blue Ribbon School