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Union High School
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  • Public
  • GRAND RAPIDS, MI

Report Card

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

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Union High School is a public school located in GRAND RAPIDS, MI. It has 964 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 8% of students are at least proficient in math and 27% in reading.

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1800 TREMONT BLVD NW
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49504

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
27%
Percent Proficient - Math
8%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
980
57 responses
Average ACT
20
26 responses
AP Enrollment
No data available  

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$67,055
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,015
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$175,704
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
82%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 11 responses
Poll
73%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 31 responses
  • Prom
    23%
  • Homecoming
    19%
  • School spirit.
    16%
  • Spirit Week
    16%
  • Teachers vs. Staff sports
    16%
  • Spirit Week
    6%
  • Homecoming
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
964
Free or Reduced Lunch
92%
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 9 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 9 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 9 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$53,146
Teachers in First/Second Year
17.3%
57%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 14 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 14 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 14 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$16,134 / year
National
$12,239
69%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 13 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 13 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 13 responses

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