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grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Diversity
    grade C+
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B+
  7. Administration
    grade B
  8. Sports
    grade A minus
  9. Food
    grade A+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Union City High School is a public school located in Union City, NJ. It has 2,882 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 16% of students are at least proficient in math and 52% in reading.

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2500 Kennedy Blvd
Union City, NJ 07087

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
52%
Percent Proficient - Math
16%
Average Graduation Rate
85%
Average SAT
1050
508 responses
Average ACT
24
18 responses
AP Enrollment
6%

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Living in the Area

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
Median Household Income
$48,992
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,225
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$340,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 39 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 39 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 132 responses
  • Seniors yell their year in hall on pep rally day.
    21%
  • People form a U with their hands on pep rally day
    20%
  • Face paint day for pep rally
    14%
  • Relay-For-Life
    8%
  • Senior Prank
    8%
  • Spirit Week
    7%
  • Relay-for-life is one of my favority event
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,882
Free or Reduced Lunch
88%
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 52 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 52 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 52 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$72,752
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.1%
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 65 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 65 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 65 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$20,710 / year
National
$12,239
96%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 68 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 68 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 68 responses

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