Union County High School

Academic Rating

8 out of 10

Rank: 41st in Georgia

Union County High School receives a EasyCollege academic rating well above the average for Georgia high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and low AP course participation.



The Union County High School student body is almost exclusively White with a small Hispanic population and has extremely low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific0.7%6
Native American Indian0.1%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races1.5%12


Upper 30% of Georgia high schools

38.2% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program as compared to the Georgia high school median of 53%. By this measure, Union County High School students are largely upper-middle income and rank 117th in Georgia for high school student family income.

Enrollment Size

Grade Students


Graduation Rate

10 out of 10

Rank: 24th in Georgia

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students95% or more*
Georgia Median85%
White95% or more*
Asian Pacificsuppressed*
Native American-
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantaged90% to 94%*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 69th in Georgia

Students at Union County High School scored an average 46% of students proficient across math and reading standardized tests. Performance is well above the state high school median of 28% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 18% of Georgia high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls40% to 44%*60% to 64%*
Boys40% to 44%*35% to 39%*

Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanicsuppressed*less than 50%*
White40% to 44%*50% to 54%*
With Disabilites21% to 39%*20% or less*
Limited English-suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

9 out of 10

Rank: 28th in Georgia

248 out of 353 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (70%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the Georgia median rate of 38% and in the top 8% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 39th in Georgia

Union County High School offers 3 AP courses. 3 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 5% percentile and significantly lower than the median AP enrollment rate for all Georgia schools of 17%. Union County High School had 22 taking AP exams with a 17 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 87% percentile and well above the state median of 44 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 77% 44%
Students enrolled in an AP class 3% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 3%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 0%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 0%
AP Courses Offered 3

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate14%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Georgia Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0.5%4
Georgia Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students7.7%58
Georgia Median15%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.8%21


Union County High School
153 Panther Cir
Blairsville, GA

9 out of 10 1


Union County
Blairsville, GA

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