Union Senior High School

  • Union Senior High School serves 2,212 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 14% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 24% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Union Senior High School's student population of 2,212 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 182 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,212 students
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Total Classroom Teachers182 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Union Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Union Senior High School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank
69%
29%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Union Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Union Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
9%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Union Senior High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
19%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Union Senior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
50%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Union Senior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
22%
46%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Union Senior High School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Union Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.660.43
This chart display the diversity score of Union Senior High School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
90%
This chart display graduation rate of Union Senior High School and public school graduation rate of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Union Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTownship Of Union School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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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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