Union County Public Schools

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There are 179 public schools in Union County County, New Jersey, serving 92,813 students.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Jersey state average of 49%.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the state average of 12:1.

Union County Public Schools

County Statistics

About Union County County County Statistics (NJ) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 558,222 people 8,686,416 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 33% 35%
Median Household Income $65,697 $78,182
Recent Public School Articles
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Research shows that students of color face a disproportionate number of disciplinary actions in U.S. public schools. Learn about these disparities, as well as the policies that fuel them. Also learn about suggested measures to address this problem.
Charter Schools Produce More Graduates than Public Schools
Studies show that graduation rates at charter schools outpace graduation rates at public schools. Learn how charter schools have been able to improve graduation rates, and the positive effects charter schools have on studentsí lives in the long-term.
Changing Demographics Will Alter the Diversity of Public Schools
Learn about projected changes in public school enrollment of various ethnic groups and what problems may be ahead for state education systems as they try to cope with increasing financial demands as a result of increased enrollment.
Did You Know?
Union County, NJ public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of .54, which is lower than the New Jersey average of .66. The most diverse school district in Union County is Union Township School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or in the USA.