Union High School



Union High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Union High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 185
10 163
11 157
12 139

Union High School is a public high school of the Dowagiac Union School District located in Dowagiac, MI. It has 644 students in grades 9th through 12th. Union High School is the 297th largest public high school in Michigan and the 8,876th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.9 to 1.

Total Students: 644
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,876th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 297th out of 1,189
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 710th out of 1,154
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 320th out of 1,154

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Union High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 328
(51%)
596
(50%)
 Female 316
(49%)
594
(50%)

Union High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 424
(66%)
755
(63%)
 Hispanic 90
(14%)
178
(15%)
 Two or More 73
(11%)
138
(12%)
 Black 54
(8%)
111
(9%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Union High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 371
(58%)
754
(63%)
 Not Eligible 221
(34%)
341
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(8%)
95
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Union High School is ranked 136th out of 1,183 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Union High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.7%) is higher than the state average of 44.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Union High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 735
2006 717
2007 693
2008 659
2009 643
2010 610
2011 640
2012 657
2013 652
2014 630
2015 644

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 17.4
2007 18.2
2008 18.4
2009 16.7
2010 18.9
2011 22.1
2012 22.7
2013 22
2014 20.3
2015 20.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42040816326531
2006 0.33891213389121
2007 0.48051948051948
2008 0.4597875569044
2009 0.52410575427683
2010 0.54918032786885
2011 0.5921875
2012 0.63165905631659
2013 0.63803680981595
2014 0.67777777777778
2015 0.65683229813665

Compare Union High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
2,090.0% 20.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 65.7%
 

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