Union High School

  • Union High School serves 594 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Union High School's student population of 594 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students594 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Union High School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Union High School is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#1947 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Union High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Union High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Union High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Union High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
14%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Union High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
9%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Union High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
65%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Union High School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Union High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.540.28
This chart display the diversity score of Union High School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥95%
85%
This chart display graduation rate of Union High School and public school graduation rate of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Union High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Union High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDowagiac Union School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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