Union City High School



Union City High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Union City 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
9 232
10 879
11 798
12 778
UG 36

Union City High School is a public high school of the Union City School District located in Union City, NJ. It has 2,723 students in grades 9th through 12th. Union City High School is the 10th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 426th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.3 to 1.

Total Students: 2,723
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 178

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Union City High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,406
(52%)
2,215
(53%)
 Female 1,317
(48%)
1,980
(47%)

Union City High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 2,618
(96%)
4,041
(96%)
 White 43
(2%)
69
(2%)
 Asian 35
(1%)
47
(1%)
 Black 25
(1%)
36
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Union City High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 2,042
(75%)
3,339
(80%)
 Not Eligible 441
(16%)
515
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 240
(9%)
341
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Union City High School is ranked 5th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Union City High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 34.7%. 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 City High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 2292
2010 2428
2011 2423
2012 2449
2013 2530
2014 2629
2015 2723

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 15.6
2010 16.9
2011 13.4
2012 14.2
2013 15.7
2014 15.1
2015 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.88743455497382
2010 0.89332784184514
2011 0.93437886917045
2012 0.91670069416088
2013 0.94229249011858
2014 0.93990110308102
2015 0.83804627249357

Compare Union City High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 83.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,723 15.3:1  
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Private 05 - 12 187 5:1 2 miles
Rising Star Academy
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Private PK - 12 210 9:1 2 miles
West New York Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 942 12.1:1 2 miles
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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