Somerset Area High School (Closed 2014)

645 South Columbia Ave

Somerset, PA 15501-2511

Grades 9-12
775 students
Somerset Area High School served 775 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which was more than the state average of 31%.
Somerset Area High School operated within the Somerset Area School District.
Somerset Area School District's 91% graduation rate was higher than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 775 students
Somerset Area High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Somerset Area High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Somerset Area High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Somerset Area High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Somerset Area High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
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.
0.07 0.50
Somerset Area High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
31%
38%
Somerset Area High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2014)
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.
6%
5%
Somerset Area High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

School District Name Somerset Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,265 1,488
Somerset Area   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 91% 89%
Somerset Area   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2014)
District Total Revenue $36 MM n/a
Somerset Area   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $31 MM n/a
Somerset Area   School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $14,599 n/a
Somerset Area   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,889 n/a
Somerset Area   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Somerset Area Junior Senior High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Somerset Area Junior Senior High School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Somerset Area Junior Senior High School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SomersetSomerset Area Junior Senior High School
    Grades: 6-12 | 1346 students
    0 miles
    645 South Columbia Ave
    SomersetPA 15501
    (814)443-2381
    06-121346
  • SomersetMaple Ridge Elementary School
    Grades: KG-2 | 441 students
    0.7 miles
    105 New Centerville Rd
    SomersetPA 15501
    (814)445-6677
    0.7KG-2441
  • SomersetEagle View Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 478 students
    1 miles
    191 Discovery Ln
    SomersetPA 15501
    (814)444-8455
    13-5478
  • SomersetSomerset County Technology CenterVocational School
    Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12
    3 miles
    281 Technology Dr
    SomersetPA 15501
    (814)443-3651
    39-12n/a
  • RockwoodRockwood Area Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 378 students
    7.1 miles
    435 Somerset Ave
    RockwoodPA 15557
    (814)926-4677
    7.1KG-6378
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