Union Academy

  • Union Academy serves 405 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 78% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 77% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • Union Academy's student population of 405 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students405 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#220 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Union Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
17%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Union Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
59%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Union Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Union Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.590.46
This chart display the diversity score of Union Academy and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Union Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Union Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolk School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Union is a great school that prepares you with skills of organization, respect for everyone and every culture, and gets you ready for all years to come, wherever in the world you may be. Union is the best school I`ve ever been to.
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