United South High School is a high school located in the southern portion of Laredo, Texas and is a part of the United Independent School District. It consists of over 40 school organizations, and is home to mostly students with a Hispanic ethnicity. There is a no-bullying tolerance in the school, and the U.I.S.D dress code is strictly enforced. The school tries to involve as many inspirational activities as they can for the alumni of United South, including the Men's and Women's Youth Conferences, Career Day, and the inviting of special guest speakers from time to time. The school not only offers students with various academic courses (G/T & AP), it is also a college prep school, and even offers education in vocational programs (Construction Technology, Auto Body, Future Farmers of America, and Welding). It's even known for its Academy of Global Business and Advanced Technology. USHS is a growing campus to this present day.The AcademyUnited South High School houses The Academy of Global Business and Advanced Technology, a magnet school focused on business and technology education. This academy is a small section within the school. To be a part of it, students have to take a timed entrance exam. The students can choose technology or business. Technology classes include A+ Certification (sophomores), Internetworking I (juniors), and Internetworking II (seniors). Magnet students are required to graduate on the distinguished plan and must have at least 250 community service hours, 4 measures, and 32 high school credits in order to do so.MascotUnited South High School's mascot is the Mighty Panther.