University High School

  • University High School serves 1,224 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

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School Overview

  • University High School's student population of 1,224 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,224 students
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Total Classroom Teachers79 teachers
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School Comparison

  • University High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of University High School is 0.13, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
93%
90%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in University High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.130.12
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Graduation Rate
88%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
14%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in University High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in University High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMonongalia County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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