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.


  • 2020-2021 GHSA Class AAA Girls State Basketball Championship (Elite 8)

    Upson-Lee Lady Knights vs. Stephens County Lady Indians
    GHSA AAA state playoff basketball game will be held at The Castle on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, @ 6:00 PM. Fans can purchase tickets online via GoFan starting Monday afternoon or at the gymnasium starting at 4:30 PM on game day.
    Come and support your UL Lady Knights as they continue to make Upson-Lee HISTORY! The UL Lady Knights seek to continue their historic, undefeated (22-0) run in the GHSA Class AAA Girls State Basketball Championship Playoffs.
    Upson-Lee High School
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