Union Senior High School

2350 North Third Street
Union, NJ 07083
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Union Senior High School serves 2,207 students in grades 9-12.
Union Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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Union Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

Union Senior High School's student population of 2,207 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 181 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,207 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
181 teachers
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School Rankings

Union Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Union Senior High School is 0.68, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1510 out of 2221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
10%
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Hispanic
21%
29%
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Black
49%
15%
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White
19%
44%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Graduation Rate
93%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Union Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
Union High School is an amazing high school where all the teacher truly care for their students. Students can get the best education here due to this school having many academic programs.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,207 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 50% in NJ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.68 (Top 20%)

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