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Welcome to the Union Freshman Academy

The Union High School Freshman Academy builds a solid academic and social foundation on which Union students structure their goals and accomplishments in order to become productive and responsible citizens.

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Engaged Freshmen

Life at Union Public Schools is more than just homework. Union believes a successful student is an engaged student and the district provides a wide variety of activities. More than 14,000 Union students are involved in some form of the arts and more than 1,600 students are involved in Union’s athletics and spirit programs. 

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Our Mission

The mission of the Union Freshman Academy is to empower students to embrace the challenges that come with the foundational first year of high school by providing an experience that intentionally transitions students from middle school to high school.

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Our Vision

We envision each student in an inclusive environment that promotes student engagement while providing a safe atmosphere that enables students to strive for credit sufficiency in a setting that is functional as well as inspirational in the pursuit of 100% Graduation, College and Career Ready.

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The Next Generation

It is vital that Union students begin their high school careers on a positive, successful note. We know that our freshmen have incredible potential and will go on to unparalleled academic, athletic, and artistic success. 

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Freshmen Drama

Drama classes are a popular elective. Freshmen work to perfect their speaking and acting skills in this program which offers numerous public presentations each year. Visit the Fine Arts page.

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Union Intramurals

Union Intramural Sports provides students opportunities to participate in athletics at a recreational level in several sports. All Union students are allowed to participate regardless of their skill level. 

Freshman News

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For the 32nd year in a row, the Finance Division for Union Public Schools received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada for its comprehensive annual financial report for 2022-2023.

Read More about Union Finance Division Wins GFOA Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Together, We Make A Difference

Academics are a priority. Union offers programs for students as young as 3 to adults. Union wants everyone to succeed.

College & Careers

Union is committed to academic excellence. Ensuring all students graduate from high school, prepared for college or career success, guides our practice from Pre-K through 12th grade.

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English Learners

Union provides English Learners a high-quality program, designed to assist students in learning English & to meet challenging state academic content & standards.

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Early Childhood

Union provides a full-day, year-round program for eligible 3-year-olds, 4-year-olds and kindergarteners. Students learn language, fine arts, problem-solving and more.

Visit Union's Early Childhood Center

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STEM

Union offers a wide range of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math opportunities. Union was the 1st in Oklahoma, & among only a handful of districts nationwide, to offer STEM to students Pre-K through 12th grade.

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Community Schools

Union's effective Community Schools model means increased attendance, reduced mobility, & improved academic success because of our partnerships.

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Hope-Guidance-SEL

Union is a hope-centered district, using hope as a lens to guide our work. The goal is to foster greater confidence in students’ lives in a positive, affirming school environment.

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