Union County High School

1163 Lakeside Dr

Union, SC 29379-9676

Tel: (864)429-1750
Grades: 9-12

1,212 students

Union County High School serves 1,212 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Union County High School operates within the Union 01 School District.
The school district's 60% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1212 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,212 students
Union County High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Union County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Union County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Union County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Black
42%
36%
Union County High School Black (1988-2013)
White
58%
52%
Union County High School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Union County High School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.49 0.41
Union County High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
49%
52%
Union County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2013)
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.
7%
7%
Union County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,876 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 60% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Union 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
7
Number of Students Managed 4,876 4,140
Union 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 60% 66%
Union 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $44 MM $37 MM
District Spending $80 MM $43 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,499 $9,170
Union 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,221 $10,604
Union 01 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Union County Career And Technology Center (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sims Middle School (4.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Foster Park Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • UnionFoster Park Elementary School
    901 Arthur Blvd
    UnionSC 29379
    (864)429-1737
    1.9 mi | 497 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • UnionMonarch Elementary School
    218 Monarch School Dr
    UnionSC 29379
    (864)429-1733
    2 mi | 431 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • UnionUnion County Career And Technology Center
    Vocational School
    130 West Main St
    UnionSC 29379
    (864)429-1740
    Vocational School

    2.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BuffaloBuffalo Elementary School
    733 Main St
    BuffaloSC 29321
    (864)429-1730
    3.6 mi | 570 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • UnionSims Middle School
    2200 Whitmire Hwy
    UnionSC 29379
    (864)429-1755
    4.6 mi | 741 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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