EXCEL AT UNION
FREE COLLEGE OR VOCATIONAL TRAINING: Thanks to the Grand Rapids Community Foundation’s “Challenge Scholars” initiative, 6th grade students who attend Westwood Middle and continue to graduate from Union High School will be granted a renewable scholarship to a Michigan public college, university or vocational training provider for up to four years. In order to qualify, students must meet criteria including maintaining good grades, excellent attendance, and exemplary behavior. In addition to the free college/vocation training opportunity, students will benefit from math and literacy coaches and a career pathway coordinator.
ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE: Along with the core subjects of math, science, English, and social studies, Union offers world languages, honors classes, AP classes, and a wide variety of electives. A diverse student population creates a rich, multicultural learning environment.
CULTURAL CENTER FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS: Union offers a specialized cultural center for English Language Learners.
ATHLETICS: Union students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of competitive GRPS sports, instilling values of cooperation, dedication, and teamwork.
- Advanced Placement (AP) courses
- Dual Enrollment
- Kent County Career Technical Center (KCTC) options
- Credit recovery opportunities
- National Honor Society
- Assistance preparing for college and securing financial aid
- And more!