Union Grove High School

Union Grove High School serves 1,536 students in grades 9-12.
Union Grove High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Union Grove High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Union Grove High School's student population of 1,536 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 92 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,536 students
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Total Classroom Teachers92 teachers
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School Rankings

Union Grove High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Union Grove High School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#378 out of 2196 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
15%
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Black
33%
37%
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White
54%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.600.69
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Graduation Rate
94%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHenry County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Union Grove High School is Ola High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ola Middle School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mcdonough Ola High School Math: 48% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,611 student
    1.4 miles
    357 N Ola Rd
    Mcdonough, GA 30252
    (770) 288-3222
    1.4 9-12 1,611
  • Mcdonough Ola Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,229 student
    1.4 miles
    353 N Ola Rd
    Mcdonough, GA 30252
    (770) 288-2108
    1.4 6-8 1,229
  • Mcdonough Ola Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 961 students
    1.5 miles
    278 N Ola Rd
    Mcdonough, GA 30252
    (770) 957-5777
    1.5 PK-5 961
  • Mcdonough Timber Ridge Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 583 students
    3.1 miles
    2825 Highway 20 E
    Mcdonough, GA 30252
    (770) 288-3237
    3.1 PK-5 583
  • Locust Grove New Hope Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 705 students
    4.7 miles
    1655 New Hope Rd
    Locust Grove, GA 30248
    (770) 898-7362
    4.7 PK-5 705

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