A Foundation of Excellence

A Future of Achievement, Innovation, and Inspiration

Founded in 1863, Union School District has continued to build upon its foundation of excellence. From its earliest beginnings in a one-room schoolhouse to our present district of eight schools with 5,400 students, USD has continued to provide the community with schools that are second to none.

Maintaining its stellar achievement as the highest performing district in San Jose, Union is also renowned for providing a caring, supportive, and student-centered culture in all of its schools. Thanks to the overwhelming support of parents and community, the successful passage of Measure J has positioned the district to also be a leader in 21st Century teaching and learning. Classroom learning environments are being designed to provide both teachers and students with state-of-the-art instructional equipment designed to prepare students for their future. Curriculum and assessment in the district has been developed to ensure student success on the rigorous Common Core State Standards, and our teachers are leaders in the using technology to enhance instruction and inspire student creativity and problem-solving success. 

Our Mission

The mission of the Union School District is to enrich the community through learning. We are dedicated to children: to involve the community; to anticipate challenges; to take advantage of opportunities; and, to guarantee vital skills for all our children to pursue lifelong learning and become productive citizens.