District Profile

School Location

Spanning 256 square miles, Union Community School District serves the communities of La Porte City and Dysart. Located just south of the Cedar Valley (Waterloo and Cedar Falls), allows for a small school atmosphere with multiple opportunities for students, but has access to the amenities of a larger urban area.


School Buildings

The Union Community School District has four attendance centers. Union High School is a 9-12 grade building located in La Porte City, academic class sizes average 18-22 in size depending on the course. Union Middle School is located in Dysart and serves grades 6-8. Academic class sizes are similar to the high school range from 18-22 students. La Porte City and Dysart each have a PK-5 elementary building. Class sizes in the elementary range from 16-24 students per class.

All buildings have had updates completed in recent years and will continually be updated. The entire district has air-conditioned classroom spaces and plenty of green space surrounding them for outdoor activities. All students in grades 4-12 have a district provided chromebook for their use with K-3 students having access to classroom computers. All buildings have wifi networks to support learning.

Please see individual building links for more specifics on academic programs.

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Superintendent - John Howard

200 Adams Street
La Porte City, Iowa 50651

Phone: 319-342-2674
Fax: 319-342-2393


Contact Us

Do you have specific questions for your student? Use the numbers below to call your child's building directly. #UKnighted!

DG Elementary
Phone: 319-476-7110

LPC Elementary
Phone: 319-342-3033


District Office
Phone: 319-342-2674

Phone: 319-342-2697

Union Middle School
Phone: 319-476-5100

Union High School
Phone: 319-342-2697


Phone: 319-342-3286

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