Union County Public Schools

Dr. Andrew Houlihan, Superintendent


  • Academic and School Accountability Results: Union County Public Schools (UCPS) and the North Carolina State Board of Education announced academic and school accountability results for the 2022-2023 school year. During the Sept. 6 Union County Board of Education meeting, staff released data for school performance grades, district and grade level proficiency rates, growth, math course rigor, four-year cohort graduation rate and career and college readiness. Read more

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  • 2023-2024 Approved Academic Calendar (Traditional): At the April 4 meeting, the Board of Education approved revised 2023-2024 calendars. Students will begin school on Monday, Aug. 28 and end on Friday, June 7.

    Calendar Highlights:

    • The first day of school is Monday, Aug. 28 
    • The last day of school is Friday, June 7
    • Winter Break for students is Dec. 18, 2023 – Jan. 1, 2024
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  • School Choice: At the January 10, 2023 Board of Education meeting, the board voted to postpone School Choice for the 2023-2024 school year. There will be no schools of choice for next school year. Students who are currently assigned through School Choice will remain in their school assignment through the terminal grade. 

    When more information is available about School Choice, UCPS will share updates with employees and parents. If you have questions about additional transfer options, visit the Student Assignment page.

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