Union Senior High School



Union Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Union Senior 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
9 488
10 537
11 555
12 583
UG 49

Union Senior High School is a public high school of the Township of Union Public Schools located in Union, NJ. It has 2,212 students in grades 9th through 12th. Union Senior High School is the 20th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 1,084th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.2 to 1.

Total Students: 2,212
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 182

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Union Senior High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 1,136
(51%)
1,136
(51%)
 Female 1,076
(49%)
1,076
(49%)

Union Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,094
(49%)
1,094
(49%)
 White 483
(22%)
483
(22%)
 Hispanic 406
(18%)
406
(18%)
 Asian 208
(9%)
208
(9%)
 Pacific Islander 14
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Two or More 7
(0%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Union Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,355
(61%)
1,355
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 660
(30%)
660
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 197
(9%)
197
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Union Senior High School is ranked 36th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Union Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.7%) is slightly 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 Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2573
2006 2557
2007 2532
2008 2449
2009 2410
2010 2358
2011 2317
2012 2387
2013 2369
2014 2335
2015 2212

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 14.1
2007 13.8
2008 14.4
2009 15.4
2010 15.2
2011 13.1
2012 14.1
2013 12.6
2014 12.6
2015 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25456665371162
2006 0.25850606179116
2007 0.29265402843602
2008 0.31890567578604
2009 0.31701244813278
2010 0.32569974554707
2011 0.41173931808373
2012 0.41893590280687
2013 0.33347403967919
2014 0.39785867237687
2015 0.3874321880651

Compare Union Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
This School 38.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,212 12.2:1  
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