University High School

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Top 15% College Success80% College Retention90% College Enrollment98% College EnrollmentAll Seniors on College Campus

Enroll Now!

Now enrolling for 2nd Semester! 

Enrollment ends 1/28/2016


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


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Exciting News! UHS is moving to the Coolidge Building in 2016  

Info Sessions

Come learn more about UHS at one of our 2016 information sessions. All sessions will be held at our new home:



Saturday, 6/18/16
12:00 PM
Tuesday, 6/28/16
6:30 PM
Saturday, 7/16/16
12:00 PM
Wednesday, 7/27/16
6:30 PM
Saturday, 8/20/16
12:00 PM
Thursday, 9/1/16
6:30 PM


Offering Grades 9-12 

University High School is a co-educational public high school with a rigorous college prep curriculum. UHS is for students committed to success in high school and beyond. College Success is goal #1 for UHS students. University High School operates a partnership with Wayne State University.  All UHS seniors attend class on the WSU campus and selected UHS students may earn college credits at WSU through dual enrollment. 




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Earn an Associates Degree and Diploma for FREE while in High School! Click here  for information on our new Early College Program!


 C2 Pipeline

The C2 Pipeline Program offers after school tutoring and enrichment in STEM areas. Click here for more information.


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Click here  for information on Standards Based Grading.



Student Activities

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.


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.

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.

College Enrollment Rates

UHS graduates are currently outpacing the state for all students in post-secondary enrollment.  90% of UHS graduates enroll in post-secondary programs, and 98% of UHS students gain acceptance to colleges and universities.

UHS also has one of the highest high school graduation rates in the metro area, at 95-100% each year. 

Successful track record - seven graduating classes in college!

Exciting Programming


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• 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!





Brian Alford is the Administrator of Student & Family Affairs for University High School. Contact Mr. Alford by email or call (248) 586-8848. 

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Jason Beatty is the Administrator of Building Affairs. Contact Mr. Beatty by email or call (248) 586-8844.


Katie Jeffrey is the Administrator of Staff Affairs & Instruction. Contact Ms. Jeffrey by email or call (248) 586-8845.

UHS Calendar
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Jun 1
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Junior Picnic
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Jun 2
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
"Ferndale High School Auditorium"
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Jun 6
3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
Tech Club
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Jun 13
Locker Clean Out
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Jun 14
Locker Clean Out
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Jun 15
7:58 AM to 11:30 AM
"Final Exams in the AM – Students dismissed 11:30 a.m."
"University High School, 1244 Paxton, Ferndale, MI 48220"
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1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Staff Meeting
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Jun 16
7:58 AM to 11:30 AM
"Final Exams in the AM – Students dismissed 11:30 a.m."
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Jun 17
"Final Exams & Last Day of School - Students dismissed at 11:30 am"
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Jun 18
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Info Session at Coolidge
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Jun 20
"Teacher Flex Records Day"
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Jun 24
"Report Cards mailed"
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Jun 28
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Info Session at Coolidge
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