The Union R-XI School District is a progressive school district in the heart of Franklin County. As the county seat, Union is home to almost 3,100 PreK-12 students with over 400 employees. The mission of the Union R-XI School District is to provide a diverse education through leading, learning, and serving. Currently, grades 3-8 are 1:1 with Chromebooks, and starting in 17-18, grades 3-12 will be 1:1. The work we are doing in our district has been recognized both across the United States as well as internationally. All of our elementary schools are Leader in Me schools and we have a robust K-12 STEM/PLTW program that provides our students relevant and hands-on learning experiences. Additionally, we offer our students extra-curricular opportunities to complement our academic programs and maintain a high level of competitiveness with districts across the state. We have an outstanding staff who consistently go above and beyond to meet the needs of each and every student.