University High School Academy

  • University High School Academy serves 452 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • University High School Academy's student population of 452 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students452 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of University High School Academy
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • University High School Academy's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of University High School Academy is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#562 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of University High School Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of University High School Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in University High School Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Black
97%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in University High School Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
2%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in University High School Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in University High School Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.060.28
This chart display the diversity score of University High School Academy and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥95%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in University High School Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouthfield Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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