Education

Union County Schools currently serves more than 2,700 students in Blairsville and Suches. The vision of "Cultivating the Leaders of Tomorrow" rings throughout the school system by identifying needs for each student and providing academic, artistic, athletic, and community opportunities.  Now recognized as one of Georgia's Charter School Systems, Union County Schools will strive to remain one of the top rural school systems in the state.

Public School 

The Union County Public School System operates five schools and is the fiscal agent for the Head Start Program and Pre-kindergarten Program.  Union County school buildings are some of the most up-to-date in the area.  The school system includes an exceptional staff, an outstanding student body and strong parent involvement.  School accreditations include the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Georgia Accrediting Commission, Inc.  All of the schools have consistently met the No Child Left Behind Adequate Yearly Progress goals.  Union County High School was the recipient of a Gold Award from the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement and the Woody Gap High School was named one of the top high schools in the country by U.S. News and World Report.  Nearly 70 percent of the professional staff holds advanced degrees.  Union County schools enjoy a strong partnership with businesses and other members of the community. 

 

The Union County School System consists of five schools within the county:

Union County Primary School: 
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Grades K - 3
Union County Elementary School:
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Grades 3 - 5
Union County Middle School:
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Grades 6 - 8
Union County High School:
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Grades 9 - 12
Woody Gap School:
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Grades K - 12

 

With approximately 2,600 students, the school system includes an exceptional staff, an outstanding student body and strong parent involvement.  School accreditations include the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Georgia Accrediting Commission, Inc.  All of the schools have consistently met the No Child Left Behind AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress) goals.  Union County High School was the recipient of a Gold Award from the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement and the Woody Gap High School was named one of the top high schools in the country by U.S. News and World Report.  Nearly 70 percent of the professional staff holds advanced degrees.  Union County schools enjoy a strong partnership with businesses and other members of the community.

 

For More Information Contact:

Union County Schools
706-745-2322
www.ucschools.org

 

Private & Specialty Schools
In addition to the public school system, our area private schools also offer an excellent education as well as opportunities to learn new skills and expand horizons.  To learn about these schools, please check out the links to these schools or call for further information.

 

Colleges and Technical Schools
Continuing education, whether a college education, a technical school degree or simply adding to existing knowledge is important to the residents of the area.  North Georgia Technical School-Blairsville campus is located just outside of Blairsville, and Young Harris College is a short drive away.  In addition to degree programs, these institutions also offer area residents opportunities for continuing education, seminars and workshops.

For more information regarding higher education in Georgia, please visit www.onlinecolleges.net/georgia