North Union Community School District
  • Tooth Fairy, Reagan Nielsen, visits 4 year old Preschool students at Swea City Campus during National Dental Awareness Month
  • Ms. Rutt's class enjoys the book, Duck, Dive, Rock & Roll by Kenny Abdo during their library time with Mrs. McCleish, library assistant at NU Elementary - Fenton Campus
  • Alicia Cherland read aloud to Swea City Campus Kindergarten & 2nd grade classes during Read Across America this week.
  • Jared Preston read aloud to Swea City Campus 3 year old Preschool & 1st grade classes during Read Across America this week.
  • Fenton Campus Preschool students proudly show off their Cat in the Hat hats they made to celebrate Read Across America this month.
  • Fenton Campus staff and students show off their favorite Dr. Seuss character costumes as a part of Read Across America activities during the month of March. -- Go Dog Go! -- The Lorax -- Cindy Lou Who


North Kossuth Elementary Receives
2017 Blue Ribbon School Award

North Kossuth Elementary School in the North Kossuth CSD has been designated as an Exemplary Achievement Gap Closing National Blue Ribbon School for 2017 by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. North Kossuth Elementary is one of 342 schools in the nation and one of 5 schools from Iowa to be recognized in 2017. Superintendent Travis Schueller and Principal Julie Runksmeier traveled to Washington DC to receive the award on November 7-8, 2017.

Letter from the US Dept of Education
Letter from the Secretary of Education
Letter from the President


Welcome to North Union Community Schools!

The North Union District is located 35 miles east of the Iowa Great Lakes region. The North Union School District whole grade shares (6-12) with the neighboring North Kossuth School District. The two districts also share all athletic programs. Combined district enrollment is approximately 700 students PK-12. The high school building is located in the town of Armstrong, middle school in Swea City, and an elementary in both Swea City and Fenton.

The North Union School District is a high achieving academic institution with outstanding district and community support. The students enrolled at the North Union High School experience the benefits of a 1:1 Chromebook learning environment. We believe that technology is an effective tool that aids in the successful facilitation of the learning process. We actively engage students in project based and academically challenging experiences on a daily basis. The North Union staff elevate the learning experiences of our students through professional collaboration, innovative thinking, the use of technology, and research-based strategies.