Union Area High School

2106 Camden Ave
New Castle, PA 16101
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Union Area High School serves 196 students in grades 9-12.
Union Area High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-89% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Union Area High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Union Area High School's student population of 196 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students196 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Union Area High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Union Area High School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#696 out of 2820 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-89%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:114:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
17%
15%
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White
81%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.320.53
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnion Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Union Area High School is New Castle Senior High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Union Area Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Castle Union Area Middle School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 167 students
    0.0 miles
    2106 Camden Ave
    New Castle, PA 16101
    (724) 658-4501
    0 6-8 167
  • New Castle Union Memorial Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 335 students
    0.4 miles
    500 S Scotland Ln
    New Castle, PA 16101
    (724) 652-6683
    0.4 PK-5 335
  • New Castle New Castle Junior High School Math: 21% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 477 students
    2.3 miles
    310 E Lincoln Ave
    New Castle, PA 16101
    (724) 656-4700
    2.3 7-8 477
  • New Castle New Castle Senior High School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 748 students
    2.3 miles
    300 E Lincoln Ave
    New Castle, PA 16101
    (724) 656-4700
    2.3 9-12 748
  • New Castle Washington Intrmd School Math: 23% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-6 | 991 students
    2.4 miles
    101 East Euclid Avenue
    New Castle, PA 16105
    (724) 656-4729
    2.4 3-6 991

School Reviews

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I went to this school myself, it was good then but it is better now. They have helped my children with their english since they were adopted from the Ukraine. They still help with any problem they may have with everyday life. Thank You
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