University High School

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1244 Paxton St

Ferndale, MI 48220

(248) 545-7680

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 414

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

15 Parent Reviews for University High School

I like it here yes i has its flaws but its and okay school. I like the academics and the administration involvement . The students are rowdy but in the end its cool i like it and i would recommend it there is a friend there for everyone.

Posted by a student on 07/28/13

Horrible school. The students are ghetto. This school is nothing compared to Ferndale High School. The building is to small, we have no books or extracurricular activities. I'm leaving.

Posted by a student on 08/30/10

I think that this is one of the best school within in the Metro area. We enrolled my grandson because his choices were very limited within the Detroit Public school district. The choices were not good at all. Upon meeting the principal and staff and heard what they had to say about education and students, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/21/10

this school is horrible we only have books for 9th grade in civics ad biology we have 1:30 min classes and that gets tirin these teachers are horrible they are more worried about cell phones and uniform than the education lately we have been havin petty fights over peples man or woman

Posted by a student on 03/26/10

Very pleased with the schools program. The school offers lots of support for the students and encourages students to focus on going to college and provides great resources to help determine the best college for their field of study.

Posted by a parent on 03/19/10

My son's first year was interesting because BAMN showed up. However, I chose this school as well as my son because this is a college prep school. It is preparing him for things in life that over the years he is going to need to use! This has been by far a great school and experience for my son. In Tenth ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/29/09

I love the school.I get to have one on one with my teachers which makes it alot easier for me.

Posted by a student on 07/26/09

The thing I like most are the small interpersonal relationships between the students and the teachers and also the strong focus on academic achievement, versus who is the most popular person on the team or in a club. It's not one of those schools where your child gets lost in the shuffle, when you attend ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/21/09

My son enjoys going to UHS he likes his teachers and the students. There classes are set up different than most. they spend more time in there classrooms. I recommend this school.

Posted by a parent on 05/01/09

University High focuses on relationships between students and teachers, and allows a trust to build between the two - which advances the students desire to learn. They also graduated 100% of their first class - and that is outstanding!!!

Posted by a other on 04/01/09

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Test scores for University High School

MME* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
University High School
Ferndale Public Schools
* In 2011-2012 Michigan used the Michigan Merit Examination (MME) to assess students in grade 11 in reading, writing, math, science and social studies. The MME is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Ferndale schools — University High School is located at 1244 Paxton St, Ferndale MI 48220. 1244 Paxton St is in the 48220 ZIP code in Ferndale, MI The school district for University High School is the Ferndale Public Schools. University High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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