University High School

University High School serves 2,989 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
University High School operates within the Orange School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is equal to the FL state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 2989 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 132 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,989 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 132 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 15:1
Asian
7%
3%
Hispanic
51%
28%
Black
12%
23%
White
28%
42%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The 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.
0.65 0.45
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
46%
51%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 190,131 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Orange School District
Number of Schools
Managed
255
22
Number of Students Managed 190,131 9,797
Graduation Rate 70% 70%
District Total Revenue $1,811 MM $138 MM
District Spending $1,837 MM $159 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,511 $13,793
District Spending / Student $10,663 $15,882
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is East Orlando Education Center (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is University Behavioral Center (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Riverdale Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • OrlandoEast Orlando Education Center
    Alternative School
    1900 North Alafaya Trl
    OrlandoFL 32826
    (407)241-4700
    Alternative School

    0.5 mi | 16 students | Gr. 10-12                      
  • OrlandoRiverdale Elementary School
    11301 Lokanotosa Trl
    OrlandoFL 32817
    (407)737-1400
    0.5 mi | 655 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • OrlandoUcp East Charter
    Special Education School
    Charter School
    12702 Science Dr
    OrlandoFL 32826
    (407)281-0441
    Special Education School
    Charter School

    0.9 mi | 212 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • OrlandoUniversity Behavioral Center
    Alternative School
    2500 Discovery Dr
    OrlandoFL 32826
    (407)281-7000
    Alternative School

    1.4 mi | 86 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • OrlandoEinstein Montessori Academy Charter
    Charter School
    10301 Colonial Dr
    OrlandoFL 32817
    (321)631-9876
    Charter School

    1.5 mi | 40 students | Gr. 3-8                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Life Beyond High School:  The Innovative Frontier
Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Exploring post graduation options for high school students.
5 Ways Parents Can Inspire Children to Love Reading
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.
Related School Videos

View more school videos