1163 Lakeside Drive
Union, SC 29379
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Union County High School serves 1,054 students in grades 9-12.
Union County High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,054 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75% (Btm 50% in SC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Union County High School's student population of 1,054 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,054 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
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School Rankings

Union County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,149 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Union County High School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#635 out of 1149 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
37%
33%
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White
56%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Graduation Rate
75%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
6%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

33% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SC state average), while 53% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

What is the graduation rate of Union County High School?

The graduation rate of Union County High School is 75%, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 84%.

How many students attend Union County High School?

1,054 students attend Union County High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

56% of Union County High School students are White, 37% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Union County High School?

Union County High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Union County High School offer ?

Union County High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,054 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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