Somers High School

Somers High School serves 488 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Somers High School operates within the Somers School District.

School Overview

The student population of 488 students has declined by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 488 students
Somers High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Somers High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Somers High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Somers High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 13:1
Somers High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
5%
Somers High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
4%
21%
Somers High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
2%
13%
Somers High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
91%
58%
Somers High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Somers High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Somers High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.17 0.40
Somers High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
4%
32%
Somers High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
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.
3%
5%
Somers High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,507 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,343 is less than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,463 is less than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Somers School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
4
Number of Students Managed 1,507 1,685
Somers   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Somers   School District Graduation Rate (1996-2009)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $31 MM
Somers   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $22 MM $27 MM
Somers   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $14,343 $17,550
Somers   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,463 $15,389
Somers   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Northern Correctional Institution High School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mabelle B. Avery Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Somers Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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