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University High School (leave a review)
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+1 (248) 586-8846

1244 Paxton St

Ferndale, Michigan


About University High School
8th Grade - 12th Grade

University High School is one of 9 schools in the Ferndale Public Schools district of Michigan.

A relatively average sized school, it has an enrolment of 459 students from 8th Grade to 12th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $56,640, which is lower than the Michigan state average of $58,803.

Local Area
Students by Year Group
University High School
Federal Assistance

Title I eligible school

Targeted assistance program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

Nearest Schools
School nameDistance
Coolidge Intermediate School0.83 miles
Jardon Vocational School0.95 miles
Hazel Park Adult Education0.96 miles
Hazel Park Advantage Alternative School0.96 miles
Invest Roosevelt Alternative High School1.21 miles
Rankings within Michigan
There are 3555 schools in Michigan.
1197thlargest school
2020thhighest number of FTE teachers
3306thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1798thhighest average teaching salary
668thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
750thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
3104thhighest diversity index
Student Ethnicity
EthnicityNumber of students
Two or more races8
Asian or Asian Pacific Islander3
American Indian or Aslaskan Native1
Hawaiian Native or Pacific Islander0

Out of 459 students, with a diversity index of 0.07

Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

8th Grade - 12th Grade: 6.1 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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