Mission Statement  

Our Mission at Union Heights is for the staff, the parents, the students and the community to work together to provide an appropriate learning environment in which all students are able to achieve their potential.

  About The School  

School Description

Old Lowland School was one of the first high schools in Hamblen County.  Intermont and Lowland Schools eventually merged and, in 1951, Lowland and Springvale Schools were consolidated to form Union Heights. The current building, built in 1951, has been renovated four times.  The most recent additions were a new library, four new classrooms, an office suite, and a renovated gym and cafeteria.


Faculty and Teacher Credentials

Union Heights has 37 faculty and staff members.  All teachers and assistants are highly qualified, according to NCLB guidelines.  For information on teacher qualifications, log on to http://www.k-12.state.tn.us/tcertinf/


Special Services

Special services offered include Resource, Extended Resource, and Speech.


Curriculum

Union Heights offers its students a program of studies that follows the state and local curriculum guidelines.  The program at Union Heights provides for appropriate learning levels, sequence, assessment, interdisciplinary learning and reflects the school's mission.  Teachers at Union Heights use instructional techniques that focus on learning, student participation and clearly defined methodologies in the classroom.


Special Programs

Accelerated Reader, Accelerated Math, band, Beta Club, 4-H, Scholars Bowl Team, basketball, cheerleading, Modern Woodmen Speech, Literacy Day, No Bullying Program, Spelling Bee, St. Judes Math-A-Thon, Christmas Child Program, KAB, and Talent Show.


Parent Involvement

Union Heights has numerous parent volunteers for teacher assistance, field trips, parties, etc.


Partners in Education

Union Heights is proud to have the following supporters: Community National Bank, Vulcan Materials, Subway, Pro-Kleen, Evans offce Supply, BSP Coatings.


Technology

Union Heights utilizes a variety of technology.  All classrooms have teacher and student computer stations.  Each classroom has iPads to be utilized by students.  Our school has 4 laptop carts (for a total of more than 80 laptops) that are utilized by students on a daily basis.  In addition, the school is equipped with scanners, laserdisc players, VCRs, DVD players, ELMOs, projectors, televisions, digital cameras, and Smartboard presentation stations.


Community Involvement

Union Heights has a very active PTO and has volunteer helpers in the classroom.

Continuing this year, is our Tornado Community Connections.  Each year, PTO hosts an event that provides education on a variety of topics for parents and families in our community.  Some of our former topics have included anti-bullying, online safety, and drug awareness.  Attendance at these free events includes supper for each person who attends.


School Population

Total population for Union Heights is 296 students.