University High School



University High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

University 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
9 111
10 125
11 121
12 111

University High School is a public high school of the Ferndale Public Schools located in Ferndale, MI. It has 468 students in grades 9th through 12th. University High School is the 402nd largest public high school in Michigan and the 11,170th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.1 to 1.

Total Students: 468
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.2

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University High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 246
(53%)
1,185
(49%)
 Male 222
(47%)
1,216
(51%)

University High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 461
(99%)
1,865
(78%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
85
(4%)
 White 1
(0%)
398
(17%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
23
(1%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
26
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

University High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 301
(64%)
1,384
(58%)
 Not Eligible 124
(26%)
905
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(9%)
112
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

University High School is ranked 200th out of 0 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of University High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.8%. 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.

University High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 217
2006 288
2007 363
2008 417
2009 450
2010 484
2011 485
2012 468

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 7.6
2006 20.6
2007 19.1
2008 20.8
2009 19.6
2010 21
2011 21.1
2012 22.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33179723502304
2006 0.28472222222222
2007 0.40771349862259
2008 0.59232613908873
2009 0.67111111111111
2010 0.73140495867769
2011 0.74226804123711
2012 0.73504273504274

Compare University High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,803.2% 18.0:1
 
2,210.0% 22.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 73.5%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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