University High School

University High School serves 2,770 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 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 57%.
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 2770 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 130 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,770 students
University High School Total Students (1991-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 130 teachers
University High School Total Classroom Teachers (1991-2012)
Students by Grade University High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is less than the state average of 0.90. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 15:1
University High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1991-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
2%
University High School Asian (1991-2012)
Hispanic
48%
28%
University High School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
11%
23%
University High School Black (1991-2012)
White
28%
43%
University High School White (1991-2012)
All Ethnic Groups University High School Sch Ethnicity University High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.68 0.90
University High School Diversity Score (1991-2012)
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.
35%
49%
University High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2012)
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.
9%
8%
University High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 186,684 students has grown by 8% 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
242
20
Number of Students Managed 186,684 9,122
Orange School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 70% 70%
Orange School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,811 MM n/a
Orange School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,837 MM n/a
Orange School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,511 $0
Orange School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,663 $0
Orange School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Orlando East Orlando Education Center
    Alternative School
    1900 North Alafaya Trail
    Orlando , FL , 32826
    (407)241-4700
    Alternative School
    0.5  mi  |  13  students  |  Gr.  10-12
  • Orlando Riverdale Elementary School
    11301 Lokanotosa Trail
    Orlando , FL , 32817
    (407)737-1400
    0.5  mi  |  657  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Orlando Ucp East Charter
    Special Education School
    Charter School
    12702 Science Dr
    Orlando , FL , 32826
    (407)281-0441
    Special Education School
    Charter School
    0.9  mi  |  175  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Orlando University Behavioral Center
    Alternative School
    2500 Discovery Dr
    Orlando , FL , 32826
    (407)281-7000
    Alternative School
    1.4  mi  |  84  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Orlando Lawton Chiles Elementary School
    11001 Bloomfield Dr
    Orlando , FL , 32825
    (407)737-1470
    1.9  mi  |  741  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
Orlando, FL 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 0.72, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Orlando is Orlando Science Middle High Charter. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.