University High School

Ferndale Public Schools University High School in partnership with Wayne State University

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About Us

University High School is a public high school with a rigorous college prep curriculum. UHS is for students committed to success in high school and beyond. College Success is our first goal. Our partnership with Wayne State University enables all seniors to attend class on the WSU campus. Selected UHS students may even earn college credits through dual enrollment.

New students enter UHS in Grade 9 or 10, and applications are currently being accepted from students who live throught the Metro Detroit area, in Oakland, Wayne & Macomb Counties and other counties adjacent to Oakland County, through Schools of Choice.

A Proven Record of College Achievement

UHS graduates are currently outpacing the state for all students in post-secondary enrollment.

  • Ranked in the Top 15% Statewide for College Success
  • 80% College Retention
  • 90% College Enrollment
  • 98% High School Graduation Rate
  • 100% of Seniors Attend Class on College Campus

Support Programs

C2 Pipeline

Wayne State C2 Pipeline logoThrough Wayne State, the C2 Pipeline program offers on-site after school tutoring and enrichment. Students are engaged through hands-on, project-based learning activities in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).  An emphasis is placed on careers in STEM and the healthcare profession. Learn more at the C2 Pipeline Webpage.

College Transition Specialist

We help you along the journey. Our college transition specialist guides students through high school and into college.

Contact George Gleason, College Transition Specialist

College Success Advisor

College-Prep at UHS doesn't end with graduation. Our college success advisor follows students through college, making campus visits and assisting students.

Contact Eric Royal, College Success Advisor

Info Sessions

Come learn more about UHS at one of our 2018 information sessions. All sessions are held at University High School, 2521 Bermuda, Ferndale, MI 48220.

Weekdays

Weekday Sessions begin at 6:00 PM

  • Tuesday, February 6th
  • Monday, April 9th
  • Tuesday, May 22nd
  • Monday, June 4th
  • Tuesday, June 26th
  • Thursday, August 9th
  • Wednesday, August 15th

Saturdays

Saturday Sessions begin at NOON

  • Saturday, March 3rd
  • Saturday, May 12th
  • Saturday, June 16th
  • Saturday, July 14th
  • Saturday, August 25th

 

Students in the Innovative Vehicle Design club learn 21st century engineering and design skills.

  • Senior Classes on University Campus
  • Highly Qualified, Dedicated and Skilled Teachers
  • Safe, Supportive, Caring Learning Environment
  • College Transition Specialist & College Success Advisor Staff Positions
  • Involved Students:DECA, MHSAA Athletics, NHS, Robotics, Student Council, and more!

 

 

Student Activities & Athletics

Several very active school clubs and athletics opportunities give students experiences beyond the classroom where they excel, as well. Students are involved in DECA, Michigan’s largest organization for students preparing to become leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management. Several UHS students compete at the national DECA championships each year. Learn about all of our Clubs & Activities.

UHS Basketball 2013 District Champion teamAthletics

Basketball

The UHS boys basketball team won the 2013 MHSAA District 24 Basketball Championship. In 2012, the UHS girls basketball team achieved Academic All-State status. Both the girls and boys teams are frequently district finalists.

Football

UHS students play on the Ferndale Eagles Football team alongside thier neighbors at FHS. In 2017, the team has an 8-1 record!

Volleyball

The girls volleyball team reached the sem-finals in the league tournament this year. 3 athletes were named to All-League teams, including the 2017 Conference Volleyball Player of the Year.

Enroll Now!

Call (248) 586-8846 for more information or click the links below!

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ADMINISTRATORS' CORNER

 Mr. Alford

Brian Alford is the Administrator of Student & Family Affairs for University High School.Email Mr. AlfordPhone: (248) 586-8848

Mr. Beatty

Jason Beatty is the Administrator of Staff Affairs & Curriculum. Email Mr. Beatty 
Phone: (248) 586-8844

Mr. Adams 

Derek Adams is the Administrator of Building Affairs.

Email Mr. Adams 
Phone: (248) 586-8845

UHS Calendar

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  • 29 Nov
    • UHS -Early Release Wednesday - Dismissal at 1:35PM
      Nov 29
      1:30 PM to 1:45 PM
      UHS (Coolidge)
      UHS Calendar
      Schedule ID: 1749 Setup/breakdown: 01:30 PM - 01:45 PM EST (GMT-05:00-US & Canada) State: Activated Room(s): - Main Office Organization: - UHS Administration Contact Person: - Derek Adams Day-Time Phone: 2485868845 Cellular Phone: -- Email: derek.adams@ferndaleschools.org Evening Phone: -- Fax: -- FSD Administrator: - Jamie Stottlemyer, (248) 701-4630 Site Administrator: - Derek Adams, (248) 586-8845
  • 1 Dec
    • UHS - End Progress Report 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM
      UHS - End Progress Report
      Dec 1
      7:30 AM to 2:30 PM
      UHS (Coolidge)
      UHS Calendar
      Schedule ID: 1755 Setup/breakdown: 07:30 AM - 02:30 PM EST (GMT-05:00-US & Canada) State: Activated Room(s): - Main Office Organization: - UHS Administration Contact Person: - Derek Adams Day-Time Phone: 2485868845 Cellular Phone: 2485868845 Email: derek.adams@ferndaleschools.org Evening Phone: 2485868845 Fax: -- FSD Administrator: - Jamie Stottlemyer, (248) 701-4630 Site Administrator: - Derek Adams, (248) 586-8845
  • 6 Dec
    • UHS -Early Release Wednesday - Dismissal at 1:35PM
      Dec 6
      1:30 PM to 1:45 PM
      UHS (Coolidge)
      UHS Calendar
      Schedule ID: 1749 Setup/breakdown: 01:30 PM - 01:45 PM EST (GMT-05:00-US & Canada) State: Activated Room(s): - Main Office Organization: - UHS Administration Contact Person: - Derek Adams Day-Time Phone: 2485868845 Cellular Phone: -- Email: derek.adams@ferndaleschools.org Evening Phone: -- Fax: -- FSD Administrator: - Jamie Stottlemyer, (248) 701-4630 Site Administrator: - Derek Adams, (248) 586-8845
  • 13 Dec
    • UHS -Early Release Wednesday - Dismissal at 1:35PM
      Dec 13
      1:30 PM to 1:45 PM
      UHS (Coolidge)
      UHS Calendar
      Schedule ID: 1749 Setup/breakdown: 01:30 PM - 01:45 PM EST (GMT-05:00-US & Canada) State: Activated Room(s): - Main Office Organization: - UHS Administration Contact Person: - Derek Adams Day-Time Phone: 2485868845 Cellular Phone: -- Email: derek.adams@ferndaleschools.org Evening Phone: -- Fax: -- FSD Administrator: - Jamie Stottlemyer, (248) 701-4630 Site Administrator: - Derek Adams, (248) 586-8845
  • 20 Dec
    • UHS -Early Release Wednesday - Dismissal at 1:35PM
      Dec 20
      1:30 PM to 1:45 PM
      UHS (Coolidge)
      UHS Calendar
      Schedule ID: 1749 Setup/breakdown: 01:30 PM - 01:45 PM EST (GMT-05:00-US & Canada) State: Activated Room(s): - Main Office Organization: - UHS Administration Contact Person: - Derek Adams Day-Time Phone: 2485868845 Cellular Phone: -- Email: derek.adams@ferndaleschools.org Evening Phone: -- Fax: -- FSD Administrator: - Jamie Stottlemyer, (248) 701-4630 Site Administrator: - Derek Adams, (248) 586-8845
  • 27 Dec
    • UHS -Early Release Wednesday - Dismissal at 1:35PM
      Dec 27
      1:30 PM to 1:45 PM
      UHS (Coolidge)
      UHS Calendar
      Schedule ID: 1749 Setup/breakdown: 01:30 PM - 01:45 PM EST (GMT-05:00-US & Canada) State: Activated Room(s): - Main Office Organization: - UHS Administration Contact Person: - Derek Adams Day-Time Phone: 2485868845 Cellular Phone: -- Email: derek.adams@ferndaleschools.org Evening Phone: -- Fax: -- FSD Administrator: - Jamie Stottlemyer, (248) 701-4630 Site Administrator: - Derek Adams, (248) 586-8845
  • 3 Jan
    • UHS -Early Release Wednesday - Dismissal at 1:35PM
      Jan 3
      1:30 PM to 1:45 PM
      UHS (Coolidge)
      UHS Calendar
      Schedule ID: 1749 Setup/breakdown: 01:30 PM - 01:45 PM EST (GMT-05:00-US & Canada) State: Activated Room(s): - Main Office Organization: - UHS Administration Contact Person: - Derek Adams Day-Time Phone: 2485868845 Cellular Phone: -- Email: derek.adams@ferndaleschools.org Evening Phone: -- Fax: -- FSD Administrator: - Jamie Stottlemyer, (248) 701-4630 Site Administrator: - Derek Adams, (248) 586-8845
  • 10 Jan
    • UHS -Early Release Wednesday - Dismissal at 1:35PM
      Jan 10
      1:30 PM to 1:45 PM
      UHS (Coolidge)
      UHS Calendar
      Schedule ID: 1749 Setup/breakdown: 01:30 PM - 01:45 PM EST (GMT-05:00-US & Canada) State: Activated Room(s): - Main Office Organization: - UHS Administration Contact Person: - Derek Adams Day-Time Phone: 2485868845 Cellular Phone: -- Email: derek.adams@ferndaleschools.org Evening Phone: -- Fax: -- FSD Administrator: - Jamie Stottlemyer, (248) 701-4630 Site Administrator: - Derek Adams, (248) 586-8845
  • 17 Jan
    • UHS -Early Release Wednesday - Dismissal at 1:35PM
      Jan 17
      1:30 PM to 1:45 PM
      UHS (Coolidge)
      UHS Calendar
      Schedule ID: 1749 Setup/breakdown: 01:30 PM - 01:45 PM EST (GMT-05:00-US & Canada) State: Activated Room(s): - Main Office Organization: - UHS Administration Contact Person: - Derek Adams Day-Time Phone: 2485868845 Cellular Phone: -- Email: derek.adams@ferndaleschools.org Evening Phone: -- Fax: -- FSD Administrator: - Jamie Stottlemyer, (248) 701-4630 Site Administrator: - Derek Adams, (248) 586-8845
  • 24 Jan
    • UHS -Early Release Wednesday - Dismissal at 1:35PM
      Jan 24
      1:30 PM to 1:45 PM
      UHS (Coolidge)
      UHS Calendar
      Schedule ID: 1749 Setup/breakdown: 01:30 PM - 01:45 PM EST (GMT-05:00-US & Canada) State: Activated Room(s): - Main Office Organization: - UHS Administration Contact Person: - Derek Adams Day-Time Phone: 2485868845 Cellular Phone: -- Email: derek.adams@ferndaleschools.org Evening Phone: -- Fax: -- FSD Administrator: - Jamie Stottlemyer, (248) 701-4630 Site Administrator: - Derek Adams, (248) 586-8845