University High School

University High School serves 3,040 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 59%.
University High School operates within the Orange School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is lower than the FL state average of 71%.

School Overview

The student population of 3040 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 138 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 3,040 students
University High School Total Students (1991-2014)
Gender % University High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 138 teachers
University High School Total Teachers (1991-2014)
Students by Grade University High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 16:1
University High School Student Teacher Ratio (1991-2014)
Asian
7%
3%
University High School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
53%
30%
University High School Black Students (1991-2014)
Black
11%
23%
University High School Black Students (1991-2014)
White
27%
41%
University High School White Students (1991-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
University High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups University High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups 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.
0.64 0.46
University High School Diversity Score (1991-2014)
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.
47%
52%
University High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2014)
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%
6%
University High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 187,092 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,426 is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,341 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Orange School District
Number of Schools
Managed
257
22
Number of Students Managed 187,092 10,137
Orange School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 71%
Orange School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $1,806 MM $132 MM
Orange School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,792 MM $140 MM
Orange School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,426 $11,888
Orange School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,341 $12,571
Orange School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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 Grades Students
  • OrlandoEast Orlando Education Center
    Alternative School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 10-121900 North Alafaya Trl
    OrlandoFL 32826
    (407)241-4700
    0.510-12n/a
  • OrlandoRiverdale Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 693 students11301 Lokanotosa Trl
    OrlandoFL 32817
    (407)737-1400
    0.5PK-5693
  • OrlandoUcp East Charter
    Special Education School
    Charter School
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 255 students12702 Science Dr
    OrlandoFL 32826
    (407)281-0441
    0.9PK-5255
  • OrlandoUniversity Behavioral Center
    Alternative School
    1.4 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 61 students2500 Discovery Dr
    OrlandoFL 32826
    (407)281-7000
    1.4KG-1261
  • OrlandoLawton Chiles Elementary School
    1.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 700 students11001 Bloomfield Dr
    OrlandoFL 32825
    (407)737-1470
    1.9PK-5700

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