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
9 421
10 228
11 158
12 125

Union High School is a public high school of the Grand Rapids Public Schools located in Grand Rapids, MI. It has 932 students in grades 9th through 12th. Union High School is the 187th largest public high school in Michigan and the 6,282nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.5 to 1.

Total Students: 932
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 60

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Union High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 515
(55%)
2,642
(53%)
 Female 417
(45%)
2,356
(47%)

Union High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 484
(52%)
1,263
(25%)
 Black 207
(22%)
2,002
(40%)
 White 147
(16%)
1,293
(26%)
 Two or More 71
(8%)
322
(6%)
 American Indian 15
(2%)
35
(1%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
79
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
4
(0%)

Union High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 776
(83%)
3,443
(69%)
 Not Eligible 126
(14%)
1,334
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(3%)
221
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Union High School is ranked 34th out of 0 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Union High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.5%) 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.

Union High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1179
2006 1099
2007 960
2008 824
2009 856
2010 1202
2011 933
2012 932

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 17.1
2007 15.7
2008 15.8
2009 18.8
2010 25.5
2011 15.2
2012 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.79134860050891
2006 0.85259326660601
2007 0.84791666666667
2008 0.89805825242718
2009 1.0689252336449
2010 0.82362728785358
2011 0.84994640943194
2012 0.86480686695279

Compare Union High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,803.2% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 86.5%
 

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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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