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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Union Senior High School operates within the Township Of Union School District.
  • Township Of Union School District's 91% graduation rate is higher than the New Jersey state average of 90%.

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School Overview

  • Union Senior High School's student population of 2212 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 182 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,212 students
Union Senior High School Total Students (1988-2016)
Gender %Union Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers182 teachers
Union Senior High School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeUnion Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Union Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
40%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
Union Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
9%
10%
Union Senior High School Asian Students (1988-2016)
Hispanic
19%
26%
Union Senior High School Black Students (1988-2016)
Black
50%
16%
Union Senior High School Black Students (1988-2016)
White
22%
46%
Union Senior High School White Students (1988-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsUnion Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.660.43
Union Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate
91%
90%
Union Senior High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
33%
Union Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
Union Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Union Senior High School is Township Of Union School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 656 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Township Of Union School District's student population of 7,277 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 84% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $15,316 in this district is less than the state average of $20,569. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $16,375 is less than the state average of $20,942. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
    School District NameTownship Of Union School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    10
    2
    Number of Students Managed7,277921
    Township Of Union School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    33%
    40%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    41%
    50%
    District Graduation Rate
    91%
    90%
    District Total Revenue$115 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$123 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$15,316$20,569
    District Spending / Student$16,375$20,942
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    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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