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Welcome to Union High School, home of the Knights!  Union High School is a public high school located in La Porte City, IA with approximately 350 students and 45 staff members.  UHS serves the communities of La Porte City and Dysart. Complete

My name is Jason Toenges and I currently serve as the high school principal.  Before coming to Union, I served as the elementary and high school principal at MMCRU in northwest Iowa.  Before entering into administration, I taught social studies at Pattonville School District near St. Louis, MO and taught social studies and was an instructional coach at Cypress-Fairbanks ISD and Katy ISD near Houston, Texas.

UHS operates on a trimester schedule (6-period day/60 minutes each). We offer many co-curricular and extracurricular opportunities such as FFA, Drama, Choir, Band, Dance Team, Cheerleading, Speech, Silver Cord (Community Service Volunteer Opportunities), FTC & FRC Robotics Club, Art Club, and German Club.

At Union, we believe all students can and will be successful. UHS offers a wide variety of courses for all learners including college classes, career and technical education courses, core and co-curricular academic opportunities.  In addition to our many course offerings, UHS recognizes students for their academic excellence at the end of each trimester.  Over 80% of all students are continually recognized for meeting the academic excellence criteria.

UHS offers many IAHSAA (boy’s athletic union) & IGHSAU (girl’s athletic union) sports such as cross country (boys/girls), volleyball, swimming (boys/girls), football, basketball (boys/girls), wrestling, track (boys/girls), soccer (boys/girls), golf (boys/girls), tennis (boys/girls), baseball, and softball. In addition to Iowa High School Athletic Union sanctioned sports, many students are able to participate in local volleyball, rugby, and ice hockey club sports.

Union High School students are expected to be respectful, be involved, and take pride in our school community. We believe in the Knight Code of Conduct. Union High School staff and student body are committed to maintaining a strong school culture that values relationships and collaboration among staff and students.

Be sure to check out an online tour of UHS and our facilities. Be sure to click on the gear icon to hear learn more about UHS.

Union High School

200 Adams
La Porte City, IA 50651

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Office Hours: 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Phone: 319-342-2697
Fax: 319-342-3264