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Our Mission: The East Union Community School District provides a challenging curriculum within a safe environment where students achieve their maximum academic and social potential in order to pursue a fulfilling life in a global society. 


CENTRAL OFFICE SUMMER HOURS:  7:00am - 4:30 pm Monday - Thursday


East Union is home to the Iowa 2014 History Teacher of the Year!  

Mr. James Hardy, East Union high school history teacher has been named the Iowa 2014 History Teacher of the Year!  The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, HISTORY®, and Preserve America are honored to celebrate the outstanding work that Mr. Hardy does in the classroom. He was selected by a panel of teachers, administrators, and academics from Iowa for his use of primary documents in the classroom, the level of inspiration that he provides to his students and his career achievements in education. Read more


 East Union Awarded the Teacher Leadership Compensation Grant

Teacher leadership systems will allow teachers to work in greater collaboration with colleagues and school administrators to improve instruction and increase student achievement. Out of Iowa’s 346 school districts, 146 applied for teacher leadership systems in 2014-15; 39 were selected. Teacher leadership systems are the centerpiece of Iowa’s historic 2013 education reform package. They stand to be the foundation for implementation of other state reforms, such as high academic standards. With higher expectations for all students today, it is critical to better support the complex work educators must do. Read more here.


Dr. Thomas Guskey and Standards Based Grading

Dr. Thomas Guskey, from the University of Kentucky, presented to East Union teachers and administrators on Tuesday, June 17. Dr. Guskey is nationally known for his knowledge of standards based grading and quality professional development for educators. We experienced a full day of learning that will be beneficial to educators and our students.  

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 East Union Student Learning Goals

Students at East Union will individually or cooperatively create technological, intellectual, artistic, and physical products that reflect high standards and originality; use information and resources to anticipate, assess and resolve problems and challenges of a changing society; be self-motivated and involved in learning experiences in order to meet new challenges with confidence and improve their quality of life in today’s society and the world of tomorrow; and demonstrate the qualities of volunteerism, trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness and caring by treating others fairly, justly, and impartially, regardless of differences.



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It is the policy of the East Union Community School District not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy, please contact the Equity Coordinator: Dr. Pam Vogel, Superintendent; 1916 HS Drive, Afton, IA, 50312. 641-347-5215.