Union High Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
Bronze
College Readiness Index
8.0
Math Proficiency
2.7
Reading Proficiency
3.4
Student/Teacher Ratio
14:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 679 Students
  • 48 Teachers

Union High
ONE AVE OF CHAMPIONS
BIG STONE GAP, VA 24219

Phone: (276) 523-1290

District: Wise County Public Schools

Overview

At Union High, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Union High is 12 percent. The student body makeup is 52 percent male and 48 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 4 percent. Union High is 1 of 3 high schools in the Wise County Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Bronze

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 679
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 4%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 52%
Full-Time Teachers 48

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 95%
Proficient in Math 72%
College Readiness Index 8.0

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Fringe Rural
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 3
Total Students 1,796
Proficient in Reading (district average) 94%
Proficient in Math (district average) 81%
College Readiness (district average) 8.0

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Nearby Schools

Union High is 1 of 3 schools in the Wise County Public Schools.

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