University High School

2450 Cougar Way
Orlando, FL 32817
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
University High School serves 2,931 students in grades 9-12.
University High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

University High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

University High School's student population of 2,931 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 149 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,931 students
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Total Classroom Teachers149 teachers
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School Comparison

University High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of University High School is 0.63, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2200 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
8%
3%
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Hispanic
55%
33%
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Black
12%
22%
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White
22%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.70
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Graduation Rate
≥99%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOrange School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to University High School is University Behavioral Center (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Riverdale Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Orlando Riverdale Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 623 students
    0.5 miles
    11301 Lokanotosa Trl
    Orlando, FL 32817
    (407) 737-1400
    0.5 PK-5 623
  • Orlando Ucp East Charter Special Education School
    Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 281 students
    0.9 miles
    12702 Science Dr
    Orlando, FL 32826
    (407) 852-3300
    0.9 PK-5 281
  • Orlando University Behavioral Center Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 16 students
    1.4 miles
    2500 Discovery Dr
    Orlando, FL 32826
    (407) 281-7000
    1.4 K-12 16
  • Orlando Lawton Chiles Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 663 students
    1.9 miles
    11001 Bloomfield Dr
    Orlando, FL 32825
    (407) 737-1470
    1.9 PK-5 663
  • Orlando Bonneville Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 617 students
    2.0 miles
    14700 Sussex Dr
    Orlando, FL 32826
    (407) 249-6290
    2 PK-5 617

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