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Union County Magnet High School
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  • Public, Magnet
  • SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ

Report Card

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

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Union County Magnet High School is a top rated, public, magnet school located in SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ. It has 299 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 95% of students are at least proficient in math and 95% in reading.

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Union County Magnet High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
95%
Percent Proficient - Math
95%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1400
211 responses
Average ACT
33
73 responses
AP Enrollment
49%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$131,732
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,584
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$497,900
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
86%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 14 responses
Poll
64%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 14 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 47 responses
  • Relay for Life Fund Raiser
    23%
  • Harvest Fest
    13%
  • Magnet Madness
    13%
  • Class Trips
    11%
  • Magnet Palooza
    11%
  • Coffee House
    9%
  • Intramural sports
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
299
Free or Reduced Lunch
11%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 17 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 17 responses
29%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 17 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
8%
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 19 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 19 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 19 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
80%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 20 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 20 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 20 responses

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