Union Parish High School

  • Union Parish High School serves 561 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Union Parish High School's student population of 561 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 44% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students561 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Union Parish High School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Union Parish High School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#1133 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
13%
6%
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Black
56%
44%
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White
31%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Union Parish High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.580.36
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Graduation Rate60-64%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Union Parish High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnion Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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