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Discover the UDS Difference

A tuition-free public charter school serving NC students grades K-10 in Union County, Mecklenburg County, and the Charlotte area

Union Day School utilizes superior academics, innovative teaching and a close-knit community to create an exceptional learning experience.

At Union Day School, your child will be known and respected in a supportive community of teachers and classmates. As a North Carolina public charter school serving Union County and Mecklenburg County, there is no tuition cost to attend Union Day School.

Innovative Educators

Our teachers are knowledgeable, enthusiastic and bring academic and real world experience to their students every day.  


Superior Academics

An evidenced based, award winning curriculum that focuses on authentic learning for mastery and understanding.  Our curriculum incorporates student voice and choice, fosters curiosity and in-depth exploration that allows students to learn at a high level. 

Close-knit Community 

Students experience a true sense of belonging and support in our small-school environment where all are valued.


"Private School Feel Without the Cost"

UDS families enjoy the qualities and characteristics of private school learning in a tuition-free charter school environment.

Our Parents Love UDS.

"Our son looks forward to seeing his friends and teachers and comes home with a big smile on his face full of stories of what they have been learning."

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International Baccalaureate®

Beginning in grade 6, the International Baccalaureate® Middle Years Programme encourages UDS students to make practical connections between their studies and the real world, preparing them for success in further study and in life.

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The UDS Athletics Department values and encourages the lessons learned and the whole child development that comes from competing in athletics. We consistently pursue excellence through personal development, teamwork, and responsible behavior on the field and in the classroom.

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