Welcome to Upson-Lee High School

Upson-Lee High School is a secondary school in Thomaston, Georgia, United States. It is the only high school in Upson County. It is a combination of the former R. E. Lee Institute and Upson High School, both previously located in Upson County. Upson-Lee High School serves approximately 1200 students in grades 9-12 with a diverse and challenging selection of academic and elective courses, Advanced Placement and honors programs, sixteen CTAE (Career, Technical and Agriculture Education) pathways, Navy JROTC, and dual enrollment with Gordon State College and Southern Crescent Technical College. The school offers eighteen varsity sports along with academic teams and clubs.

Upson-Lee High School faculty and staff create a school culture that encourages students to engage in authentic learning experiences, engage in service-based learning, develop their critical thinking and problem-solving skills, develop their leadership skills, and foster community and social responsibility. Our success in maximizing our students’ academic and athletic abilities is assisted by our Partners-In-Education (PIE), Boosters, and School Council.

Upson-Lee High School is accredited by AdvancEd (SACS/CASI) and is Accredited with Quality by the Georgia Accrediting Commission.


  • Upson-Lee High School - The Sword and Shield - April 28, 2021 - Newsletter

    The first issue of our digital newsletter, "THE SWORD AND SHIELD", contains school news and updates. This particular issue provides important information regarding graduation, senior activities, honors night, athletics, and other school news.

    The Sword and Shield - April 28, 2021 - Newsletter

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