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
9 245
10 777
11 720
12 675
UG 32

Union City High School is a public high school of the Union City School District located in Union City, NJ. It has 2,449 students in grades 9th through 12th. Union City High School is the 13th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 645th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.2 to 1.

Total Students: 2,449
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 173

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Union City High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,271
(52%)
1,995
(53%)
 Female 1,178
(48%)
1,765
(47%)

Union City High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 2,353
(96%)
3,616
(96%)
 White 38
(2%)
61
(2%)
 Black 32
(1%)
41
(1%)
 Asian 26
(1%)
41
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Union City High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 2,043
(83%)
3,217
(86%)
 Not Eligible 204
(8%)
252
(7%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 202
(8%)
291
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Union City High School is ranked 2nd out of 0 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 (91.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 32.5%. 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

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

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.88743455497382
2010 0.89332784184514
2011 0.93437886917045
2012 0.91670069416088

Compare Union City High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,151.9% 11.5:1
 
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 91.7%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Union City High School
Union City, NJ
Public 09 - 12 2,449 14.2:1  
Miftaahul Uloom School
Union City, NJ
Private PK - 12 210 7:1 1 miles
Rising Star Academy
Union City, NJ
Private PK - 10 185 7:1 1 miles
Jose Marti Freshman Academy
Union City, NJ
Public 09 - 09 577 11.5:1 1 miles
Learning Institute of Union City
Union City, NJ
Private 01 - 12 83 4:1 1 miles
Weehawken High School
Weehawken, NJ
Public 07 - 12 480 10.4:1 1 miles
Union Hill Middle School
Union City, NJ
Public 07 - 08 734 13.8:1 1 miles
Hoboken High School
Hoboken, NJ
Public 08 - 12 592 11:1 2 miles
Hoboken Charter School
Jersy City, NJ
Public KG - 12 279 7.3:1 2 miles
The Hudson School
Hoboken, NJ
Private 05 - 12 181 6:1 2 miles
The Lorge School
New York, NY
Private UG - UG 89 3:1 3 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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