Union County High School

153 Panther Cir
Blairsville, GA 30512
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Union County High School serves 836 students in grades 9-12.
Union County High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Union County High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Union County High School's student population of 836 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students836 students
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Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

Union County High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Union County High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#296 out of 2188 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
15%
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Black
n/a
37%
White
93%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.69
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnion County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Union County High School is Mountain Education Charter High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Union County Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Union County Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Blairsville Union County Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 3-5 | 624 students
    0.3 miles
    165 Elementary Way
    Blairsville, GA 30512
    (706) 745-9615
    0.3 3-5 624
  • Blairsville Union County Middle School Math: 59% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 663 students
    0.3 miles
    367 Wellborn St
    Blairsville, GA 30512
    (706) 745-2483
    0.3 6-8 663
  • Blairsville Union County Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 707 students
    0.3 miles
    592 School Cir
    Blairsville, GA 30512
    (706) 745-5450
    0.3 PK-2 707
  • Cleveland Mountain Education Charter High School Charter School
    Math: 33% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,237 students
    0.6 miles
    65 Kinnimer St
    Cleveland, GA 30528
    (706) 219-4664
    0.6 9-12 2,237
  • Murphy Martins Creek Elementary/mid Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 199 students
    10.5 miles
    1459 Tobe Stalcup Road
    Murphy, NC 28906
    (828) 837-2831
    10.5 PK-8 199

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