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Unity Point School District 140



Mission Statement
“The Unity Point School, our families, and our wider communities embrace the mission to build upon our strong academic standards by providing all students an intellectual, emotional, and social climate that is safe and challenging. Through our varied backgrounds, experiences, and knowledge we model and create an environment for life-long learning.”
4033 S. Illinois Avenue
Carbondale, Illinois 62903
PH: 618-529-4151
FAX: 618-529-4154



The 2015 Unity Point yearbook will be on sale until Friday, December 5th at 3:30 pm. The yearbook is hardcover and all color. The cost is $18, and this year you may pay either by check/money order or online by clicking here: Buy a UP Yearbook Online.

Please make checks/money orders payable to Stacey Sisk.

If you have any questions people contact Amanda Hilt at

Unity Point School was the focus of two stories in the Sunday, November 24th edition of the Southern Illinoisan. You can click on the following links to read the stories 1) "Testing Teachers" and 2)"One District's Story".

School Board Elections

School Board elections will be April 7, 2015.  Candidates may pick up an election packet in the main office.  Candidates can lawfully circulate nominating petitions for signatures beginning on September 23, 2014.  Nominating papers can be filed at the Jackson County Courthouse from December 15 through 5:00 p.m. on December 22, 2014.


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A current physical must be on file before you may tryout for any sport activity, this includes cheerleading.  Basketball tryouts will be at the end of September and if we do not have a current physical on file, you will not be allowed to tryout.

Physical/immunizations for Kindergarten or 1st and 6th grades, dental exams for Kindergarten, 2nd and 6th, and comprehensive eye exams for Kindergarten or students new to the state of Illinois must be turned in prior to the first day of school. Students who are not in compliance will not be allowed to start the 14-15 school year.  The forms may be picked up in the office or click here to download.  The office will be open all summer for parents to turn in their exam forms.
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Please click on the "Parent" tab above for more Unity Point parent general information.  You may access the School Calendar and the Weekly Bulletin (Menu & Announcements) by clicking on the links under "Useful Information" on the left of this page.

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 Upcoming Events

12/22/2014 12:00 AM   Winter Break 
1/5/2015 12:00 AM   "SPIRIT NIGHT" Girls basketball vs. Murphysoboro, 5:30 p.m. in the Ludwick gym. C-game is at 5:00 p.m. 
1/5/2015 12:00 AM   Boys basketball at Hamilton Co., 5:30 p.m. Bus leaves at 2:50 p.m. 
1/6/2015 12:00 AM   Boys basketball vs. Jonesboro, 5:30 p.m. in the Ludwick gym. 
1/7/2015 12:00 AM   Girls basketball at Goreville, 6:00 p.m. Bus leaves at 4:30 p.m. 
1/7/2015 12:00 AM   Scholar Bowl vs. Century (7-8), 10:00 a.m. in the library. 
1/7/2015 12:00 AM   5/6 grade - Boys open gym, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. 
1/7/2015 12:00 AM   PTO Meeting, 5:30 p.m. in the commons. 
1/8/2015 12:00 AM   Girls basketball at Lick Creek, 6:00 p.m. Bus leaves at 4:30 p.m. C-game at 5:30 p.m. 
1/8/2015 12:00 AM   Boys basketball vs. Sesser, 6:00 p.m. in the Ludwick gym. 
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Information regarding the History of Unity Point School, as well as the cities of Carbondale, Makanda, and Boskeydell was gathered by Barbara Duncan, Unity Point Teacher from 1974-2004.  Click here to explore Unity Point School History.


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