Union High School

101 Forest Street
Union, MS 39365
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Union High School serves 281 students in grades 9-12.
Union High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Union High School's student population of 281 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students281 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

Union High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Union High School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#36 out of 825 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
22%
48%
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White
76%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.380.58
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnion Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Union High School is Newton County High School (10.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Union Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Union Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Union Union Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-4 | 373 students
    0.0 miles
    101 Forest St
    Union, MS 39365
    (601) 774-8257
    0 PK-4 373
  • Union Union Middle School Math: 58% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 5-8 | 355 students
    0.3 miles
    115 James St
    Union, MS 39365
    (601) 774-5303
    0.3 5-8 355
  • Decatur Newton County Vocational Complex Vocational School

    8.6 miles
    15935 Highway 15 North
    Decatur, MS 39327
    (601) 635-4138
    8.6 n/a n/a
  • Decatur Newton County Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 837 students
    8.7 miles
    15881 Highway 15
    Decatur, MS 39327
    (601) 635-2956
    8.7 K-5 837
  • Decatur East Central Alternative School Alternative School

    9.4 miles
    273 Tenth Avenue
    Decatur, MS 39327
    (601) 635-2118
    9.4 n/a n/a

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