School of Choice (501c) enrollment is now open for UHS,
March 10, 2023 – September, 1st 2023.

Ferndale's School of Choice

University High School

At UHS, student success is our first goal. Our top-tier programming and facilities are supported by a relationship-based school culture.

In-Person Enrollment Options
are available to residents of

Oakland, Wayne & Macomb Counties.

Our first goal is

Student Success

University High School has a team of focused, dedicated teachers and support staff to help every student reach their full potential and get ready for their next step, whatever that step may be.

The many benefits

of a community school

17 MHSAA Athletics

Eligible students can try out for 17 school and all-district athletics programs.

Student Clubs

Marketing, Robotics, Honor Society, Student Council & More

Early College

Opportunities to earn college credit while you are still in high school

OSTC Programs

Technical & Trade courses available for Juniors & Seniors

School Family

Committed to you, today and tomorrow


Compassionate, motivated teachers & administrators


Let's chat!


Our building leaders will answer all of your questions.

A Part of the Ferndale Schools Family

2019 Equity Innovator


Our district’s innovative work with the Midwest and Plains Equity Assistance Center (MAP Center), a project of Great Lakes Equity Center, was rigorously evaluated and deemed the most noteworthy example of the pursuit of educational equity by an education agency for the 2018-2019 school year. Selected from numerous applicants, Ferndale Public Schools (FPS) was awarded the Equity Innovator Recognition.

2021 Whole Child Award


UHS has been recognized for fostering a safe, healthy, challenged, supportive and engaged environment for their collective students. The Michigan Association of Supervision & Curriculum Development (Michigan ASCD) selected 3 schools and UHS is the Silver Award Recipient for taking initiative to build a healthy school environment.

2019 Innovative District


Ferndale Public Schools has been recognized as an Innovative District by the International Center for Leadership in Education, a division of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, for our Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) curriculum.

"Innovative Districts recognize the need for change, collectively establish a vision, and systematically work together to create a learning environment that enables students of all abilities to thrive."

A Plan for the Future

Stronger Together

Our overwhelmingly supported $125M bond
is funding flexible classrooms, new technology,
and a brand new lower elementary building. 
This is all guided by our Strategic Plan goals.

Your future is bright.

U can get you there.

Apply online today, and start your journey with University High School.

Enrollment for Fall 2023 is open until September 1st, 2023.

University High School