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We're Back - Safely in School!

Union Has a Place For YOU!

Union Public Schools is back with renewed energy.  The pandemic took us all by surprise, but we soldiered through.  We persevered.

Safely in School

Union safely conducted in-person school during the 2020-21 school year. Union successfully held in-person school for 16 weeks for elementary students; and 15 weeks for secondary students during the Fall of 2020. In Spring 2021, with 75 percent of students in-person, we had minimal disruptions. In a survey, 70 percent of Union staff said they intend to get vaccinated.

Union has proven that safe school is possible. Now that vaccines are available for those 16 and older, the school environment is even safer. 

Union Has You Covered!

•    Early Childhood program for 3-year-olds
•    Pre-K and Kindergarten – full-day program
•    Safe in-person learning
•    Union Virtual learning for K-12th
•    EDGE: Earn a Degree, Graduate Early eligible high school students can earn an associate degree at no cost
•    Extracurricular activities
•    An education that is second to none, as featured in The New York Times and Wall Street Journal. In 2014, Union was recognized as an early adopter of virtual learning by the White House.

Back to School Info for 2021-2022

Welcome Back to School! The first day of school will be Wednesday, August 18.

Union Public Schools has compiled Back to School information for easy reference. This page includes information on important dates, school supplies and more. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this information is subject to change at a moment’s notice. Please see the news sections on the front of the website for updates. 

See why families choose to enroll at Union.

Welcome Back to School! The first day of school will be Wednesday, August 28.


Union Public Schools Enrollment Center
6011 S. 89 E. Ave., Tulsa, OK  74145


Fax: 918-872-1752
[email protected]


Hours & Procedures  

  • Monday: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Thursday: 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.   

Unsure if you live in the Union District or what school your child will attend?  Check here! If you are you new to Union Public Schools or have a student that needs to enroll you can register online.  Enrollment Information – Flyer

Oklahoma SB783/
Education Open Transfer Act

Due to the recent passage of SB783 regarding Open Transfers, we are getting many questions from parents outside the district about transferring their students to Union Public Schools.  The new law does not go into effect until Jan. 1, 2022.  There are many requirements mandated by the law, which requires the State Department of Education to write new rules and for local school boards to create new board policies, so we are unable to respond to these requests at this time. 

School Hours 2021-2022


The EDP program is open 6:45 a.m. until school starts and after school until 6 p.m. at all schools where applicable.

The Education Service Center is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. See Enrollment Center hours here.


Monday-FridaySchool Hours

  • 7:40 a.m. – 2:25 p.m.     All Elementary Schools
  • 8:10 a.m. – 3:11 p.m.     High School
  • 8:15 a.m. – 2:57 p.m.     UHS Freshman Academy
  • 9:00 a.m. – 3:44 p.m.     8th Grade
  • 9:00 a.m. – 3:47 p.m.     7th Grade
  • 9:35 a.m. – 4:17 p.m.     6th Grade

School Supplies

Schools supply lists are posted here.



Pay for Meals Online

Union Public Schools is excited to offer MySchoolBucks®! This online payment service provides a quick and easy way to add money to your student’s meal account using a credit/debit card. MySchoolBucks®! is an upgraded software version of the MyLunchMoney®! program that was piloted this spring at several sites. See Food Menu & Prices

Free/Reduced Meal Application 

Bus Routes

Bus route maps are posted at schools and may be vewed during schedule pick-up and Meet The Teacher. They will also be posted online in August. Bus Routes

Where is my school?

Meet the Teacher

Union’s annual Meet The Teacher event will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, August 16. This is an opportunity for parents to take their children to their elementary school site, meet their teacher and learn about various programs offered at their school.

You can find all of the Facebook Pages by visiting the Schools Page and clicking on that school’s Facebook Icon. Facebook feeds are also posted at the bottom of each school’s web page on our website.

2021-2022 Schedule Pickup

High School

  • August 11, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. - Sophomores
  • August 12, 10 a.m. to 6 pm - Juniors & Seniors

Union Alternative School

  • August 10, 12 - 6 p.m. - Seniors
  • August 11, 12 - 6 p.m. – Juniors
  • August 12, 12 - 6 p.m. – Freshman & Sophomores

UHS Freshman Academy

August 10

  • 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. - A through E
  • 12 - 2 p.m. - F through L
  • 2 - 4 p.m. - M through R
  • 4 - 6 p.m. - S through Z

8th Grade Center

August 10

  • 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. - A through E
  • 12 - 2 p.m. - F through L
  • 2 - 4 p.m. - M through R
  • 4 - 6 p.m. - S through Z

6th/7th Grade Center

  • August 3, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. - 7th Grade Drive Thru/Optional Tour
  • August 4, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. - 6th Grade Drive Thru/Optional Tour

Extended Day Program

Union offers programming for elementary students before and after school as part of our Extended Day Program. Union's EDP was created to provide safe, alternative educational child care, enhancing the child’s extended day for students enrolled in pre-kindergarten through seventh grade. Recognizing the busy lifestyles of today’s family, the district attempts to work in partnership with home and parents by providing before and after school supervision at the school site. Enroll at the Education Service Center, 8506 E. 61st Street.

High School parking permits and activity cards

High school parking permits are $25, and students must provide their car license tag number and driver's license number to purchase a permit. Activity cards are $25, which includes admission to Union home athletic events and fine arts performances. Activity cards are for athletic home events – not playoff games or state games, and fine arts concerts  but not all school musicals or drama performances.

Student Planners

All sixth, seventh and eighth grade students are asked to purchase the Student Planner, which includes the student/parent handbook. The planners are $5.00.

District Announcement

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Free Meals


Union is offering free meals now through June 30, 2022. Details.

District Calendar

Upcoming Events

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Contact Information

Union Public Schools
8506 E. 61st Street
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74133
Phone: 918-357-4321

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