Welcome to Upson-Lee Middle School

Upson-Lee Middle School serves approximately 950 students in grades 6-8 and is a Georgia Lighthouse School to Watch. A lighthouse school is recognized for academic excellence, strong leadership, faculty responsiveness to the needs and interests of students, and commitment to assessment and accountability in order to bring about continuous improvement. Upson-Lee Middle School offers a broad and challenging curriculum to meet the needs of the middle grades child. Dedicated, hard-working, and talented faculty and staff are committed to providing all students with the knowledge and skills that will equip them for the future. The school’s strong technology focus includes ACTIVboard Collaborative Classroom systems in all classrooms as well as a 1:1 student to modern laptop computer initiative. The school is fully accredited by the AdvancEd (SACS/CASSI) and is accredited with quality by the Georgia Accrediting Commission (GAC).

Principal: Mrs. Rhonda Gulley

Upcoming Dates

June 3--Deadline to apply Upson-Lee Virtual

June 7--Summer School Begins

June 17--Last Day of Summer School

August 3-- First Day of School


Georgia Lighthouse School to Watch

  ULMS STW Profile 2016-2017.pdf 

Upson-Lee Middle School (ULMS) was designated a Georgia Lighthouse School To Watch in 2005. Since 2005, ULMS has been redesignated in 2008, 2011, and 2014.

Summer Reading Program


Summer Reading Program at Hightower Memorial Library and Yatesville Public Library.



Registration beginsJune 1, 2021





Upson-Lee Virtual School

For the 2021-22 school year, Thomaston-Upson students in grades 6-12 will have two learning options available to them. 1.) Traditional, face-to-face at ULMS or ULHS and 2.) Upson-Lee Virtual School (ULVS). ULVS is a fully online virtual option that will allow students flexibility as they work at their own pace. Students must apply to attend Upson-Lee Virtual School and will be notified of their acceptance.
The Upson-Lee Virtual School Guidebook, FAQs, and application are available on the school's webpage at www.upson.k12.ga.us/ulvs. The application deadline is June 3, 2021. All applications will be reviewed, and students/parents will be notified of acceptance to ULVS on June 10, 2021.

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