Redford Union High School

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Redford Union High School
Address
17711 Kinloch Avenue
Redford, Michigan 48240
United States
Coordinates42°25′12″N 83°18′11″W / 42.42°N 83.303°W / 42.42; -83.303Coordinates: 42°25′12″N 83°18′11″W / 42.42°N 83.303°W / 42.42; -83.303
Information
School typePublic
School districtRedford Union Schools
PrincipalJudy Nachman
Teaching staff35.00 (on a FTE basis)
Grades9–12
Enrollment744 (2014-2015)
Student to teacher ratio21.26
Color(s)Blue and gold
Athletics conferenceWestern Wayne Athletic Conference
NicknamePanthers
Website
[1][2]

Redford Union High School (RUHS) is a secondary school in Redford, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. The school is affiliated with the Redford Union School District and serves grades 9-12.

History[edit]

Redford Union High School's first graduating class matriculated in 1925. The current building was built in 1954.

Demographics[edit]

The gender breakdown of the 744 students enrolled in 2014-2015 was:

  • Male - 52.6%
  • Female - 47.4%

The demographic breakdown was:

  • Native American/Alaskan - 0.3%
  • Asian/Pacific islanders - 0.4%
  • Black - 57.0%
  • Hispanic - 2.2%
  • White - 36.8%
  • Multiracial - 3.3%

64.0% of the students were eligible for free or reduced lunch.[1]

Athletics[edit]

The Redford Union Panthers are members of the Western Wayne Athletic Conference. The school colors are blue and gold. The following MHSAA sanctioned sports are offered:[2]

  • Baseball (boys)
  • Bowling (boys and girls)
  • Competitive cheer (girls)
  • Cross country (boys and girls)
  • Football (boys)
  • Golf (boys)
  • Soccer (boys and girls)
  • Softball (girls)
  • Swim and dive (boys and girls)
  • Tennis (boys and girls)
  • Track and field (boys and girls)
  • Volleyball (girls)
  • Wrestling (boys)

The football team plays their home games at Kraft Field, located at nearby Hilbert Middle School. In 1969, the boys track team won the state championship.[3]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Redford Union High School". nces.ed.gov. Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "MHSAA > Schools". www.mhsaa.com. Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Team Champions - Boys Track & Field - MHSAA Sports". www.mhsaa.com. Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Rickey Clark Statistics and History". Baseball Reference. Retrieved August 23, 2014.
  5. ^ "Bill Fahey Statistics and History". Baseball Reference. Retrieved August 23, 2014.
  6. ^ "Mike Stefanski #72". MLB.com. Retrieved August 23, 2014.

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