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
9 264
10 375
11 266
12 144
UG 1

Union High School is a public high school of the Grand Rapids Public Schools located in Grand Rapids, MI. It has 1,050 students in grades 8th through 12th. Union High School is the 152nd largest public high school in Michigan and the 5,641st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,050
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 58.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,641st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 152nd out of 1,189
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 418th out of 1,154
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 124th out of 1,154

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Union High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 543
(52%)
4,260
(51%)
 Female 507
(48%)
4,081
(49%)

Union High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 483
(46%)
2,969
(36%)
 Black 329
(31%)
2,934
(35%)
 White 144
(14%)
1,796
(22%)
 Two or More 75
(7%)
468
(6%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
128
(2%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
35
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
11
(0%)

Union High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 783
(75%)
5,492
(66%)
 Not Eligible 228
(22%)
2,472
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(4%)
377
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Union High School is ranked 31st 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 (78.3%) is significantly 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 1179
2006 1099
2007 960
2008 824
2009 856
2010 1202
2011 933
2012 932
2013 1086
2014 1099
2015 1050

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
2013 18.8
2014 18
2015 18

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
2013 0.87384898710866
2014 0.81983621474067
2015 0.78285714285714

Compare Union High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 78.3%
 

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

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