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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 13 public schools in Union County, OR, serving 3,967 students.
  • Union County, OR public school have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Oregon public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 55% statewide average). Schools in Union County have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of Oregon public schools.
  • The top ranked public school in Union County, OR are Imbler Charter School, La Grande High School and Cove Charter School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Oregon public school average of 38% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is less than the Oregon public school average of 20:1.

Top Union County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Central Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 37%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    701 H Ave
    La Grande, OR 97850
    (541)663-3500

    Grades: K-5 | 507 students
  • Cove Charter School Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    803 Main St
    Cove, OR 97824
    (541)568-4424

    Grades: K-12 | 277 students
  • Elgin High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1400 Birch
    Elgin, OR 97827
    (541)437-2021

    Grades: 7-12 | 172 students
  • Greenwood Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2300 N Spruce St
    La Grande, OR 97850
    (541)663-3580

    Grades: K-5 | 309 students
  • Imbler Charter School Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 20%
    6th & Esther Ave
    Imbler, OR 97841
    (541)534-5331

    Grades: K-12 | 310 students
  • Island City Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    10201 W 4th St
    La Grande, OR 97850
    (541)663-3270

    Grades: K-5 | 325 students
  • La Grande High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank: Top 30%
    708 K Ave
    La Grande, OR 97850
    (541)663-3301

    Grades: 9-12 | 693 students
  • La Grande Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 51%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1108 4th St
    La Grande, OR 97850
    (541)663-3421

    Grades: 6-8 | 525 students
  • North Powder Charter School Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    333 G St
    North Powder, OR 97867
    (541)898-2244

    Grades: K-12 | 282 students
  • Riverbend High School
    58231 Oregon Hwy 244
    La Grande, OR 97850
    (541)663-8801

    Grades: 9-12 | 10 students
  • Stella Mayfield Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1111 Division St
    Elgin, OR 97827
    (541)437-2321

    Grades: PK-6 | 225 students
  • Union Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    166 W Dearborn St
    Union, OR 97883
    (541)562-5278

    Grades: K-6 | 165 students
  • Union High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    540 S Main St
    Union, OR 97883
    (541)562-5166

    Grades: 7-12 | 167 students
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