Schools and Public Education
Stallings Elementary School
Union County Public Schools is the sixth largest school system in the state and ranks number 1 among the 15 largest school districts in the percentage of schools that met the federal standards for No Child Left Behind Adequate Yearly Progress Goals. With a total of 53 schools, the system boasts
- 21 Honor Schools of Excellence (90 to 100% at or above
grade level and met AYP)
- 13 Schools of Distinction (80 to 89% at or above grade level)
- 9 Schools of Progress (60 to 79% at or above grade level)
- 0 Low Performing Schools
The 2010 SAT scores exceeded the national average by 17 points (UCPS-1034, State-1008; Nation-1017) and graduating seniors were awarded a total of $48.5 million in scholarships in 2010.
Due to an increase of 65% in student enrollment over the last 10 year period, the county has constructed 23 new school facilities.
Although there is only one school located within the town's boundaries, Stallings residents attend several highly ranked elementary and secondary schools. Stallings Elementary School opened in 2008 is one of the county's first "green built" schools utilizing sustainable design and construction elements.
For families who opt for private, religious or charter schools, there are a number of excellent choices in the area.