Somerset High School

Somerset High School serves 494 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the KY average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Somerset High School operates within the Somerset Independent School District.
The school district's 86% graduation rate is higher than the KY state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 494 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 494 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is more than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Asian
3%
1%
Hispanic
3%
5%
Black
7%
11%
White
87%
81%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.24 0.23
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
38%
48%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,606 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,608 is less than the state average of $10,129. The district revenue/student has grown by 33% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,765 is less than the state average of $9,906. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Somerset Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
6
Number of Students Managed 1,606 2,323
Graduation Rate 86% 79%
District Total Revenue $14 MM $24 MM
District Spending $13 MM $23 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,608 $10,129
District Spending / Student $8,765 $9,906
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pulaski County High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Meece Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hopkins Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SomersetHopkins Elementary School
    210 May St
    SomersetKY 42501
    (606)678-8707
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 669 students                      
  • SomersetMeece Middle School
    210 Barnett St
    SomersetKY 42501
    (606)678-5821
    0.5 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 443 students                      
  • SomersetPulaski County High School
    511 University Dr
    SomersetKY 42503
    (606)679-1574
    0.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1106 students                      
  • SomersetPulaski Central High School
    Alternative School
    500 Chandler St
    SomersetKY 42503
    (606)677-9986
    Alternative School

    0.9 mi | Gr. 6-12 | n/a students                      
  • SomersetPulaski Elementary School
    107 West University Dr
    SomersetKY 42503
    (606)678-4713
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 625 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended September 06, 2013 - Hi I'm Bernadette I'm a girl 15year I come from Hong Kong city I want to study in US but I'm not US citizens I still can study in somerset high school? I have a friend her brother is US citizens he study in Somerset High School I hope can study with her brother and I can live in her house she will be my homestay family! I have a question.. somerset high school will admission me? And how are much the school tuition? Can i get free? I hope you can answer my question thank! Bernadette - Posted by Student/Alumni

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