Union High School

  • Union High School serves 355 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Union High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Union High School's student population of 355 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students355 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Union High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Union High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank#50 out of 1232 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
96%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.100.41
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Graduation Rate90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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 Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnion Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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