University High School

4/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
22
Grades
9-12
Students
413
Type
Public
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Academics
2/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This means that students at this school are not performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Social Studies
17%
State avg: 44%
English
34%
State avg: 49%
Science
State avg: 29%
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7/10
College readiness
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A promising sign:

This school is above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
99%
State avg: 77%
AP course participation
5%
State avg: 14%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
<1%
State avg: 70%
Equity
Environment
Students
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African-American
97%
Two or more races
2%
White
<1%
Asian
<1%
Hispanic
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
25 :1
State avg: 19 :1
Students per counselor
432 :1
State avg: 498 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
18%
State avg: 9%
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22 Reviews
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Neighborhood
2521 Bermuda St
Ferndale, MI 48220
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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