University High School

  • University High School serves 455 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

  • University High School's student population of 455 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students455 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • University High School's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of University High School is 0.04, 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#2950 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of University High School 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)20-24%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
Black
98%
18%
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White
n/a
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in University High School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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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 MI.
Diversity Score0.040.28
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Graduation Rate≥95%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFerndale Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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