Union Middle School

115 James St
Union, MS 39365
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 260 students in grades 5-8, Union Middle School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 47%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 260 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • : Top 30% in MS
  • : 60% (Top 30%)
  • : 49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Union Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Union Middle School's student population of 260 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
260 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Union Middle School ranks within the top 30% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Union Middle School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MS)
#213 out of 805 schools
(Top 30%)
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60%
47%
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49%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
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1%
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Hispanic
n/a
4%
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Black
22%
47%
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White
75%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
0.39
This chart display the diversity score of Union Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
100%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Union Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Union Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Union Middle School's ranking?
Union Middle School is ranked #213 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Mississippi.
What schools are Union Middle School often compared to?
Union Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Newton County High School, N H Pilate Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% MS state average), while 49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% MS state average).
How many students attend Union Middle School?
260 students attend Union Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
75% of Union Middle School students are White, 22% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Union Middle School?
Union Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Union Middle School offer ?
Union Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8
What school district is Union Middle School part of?
Union Middle School is part of Union Public School Dist School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 260 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 60% (Top 30%)
  • : 49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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