Somerset High School

Somerset High School serves 510 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the KY average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 21%.
Somerset High School operates within the Somerset Independent School District.
Somerset Independent School District's 83% graduation rate is higher than the KY state average of 82%.

School Overview

The student population of 510 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 510 students
Somerset High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Somerset High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Somerset High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Somerset High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 17:1
Somerset High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
2%
1%
Somerset High School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
4%
5%
Somerset High School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
6%
11%
Somerset High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
88%
79%
Somerset High School White Students (1989-2014)
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.
0.22 0.24
Somerset 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.
42%
48%
Somerset High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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.
5%
6%
Somerset High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Somerset Independent School District's student population of 1,687 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,855 in this district is less than the state average of $10,260. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,454 is less than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Somerset Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
6
Number of Students Managed 1,687 2,336
Somerset Independent School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 83% 82%
Somerset Independent School District Graduation Rate (1999-2010)
District Total Revenue $15 MM $24 MM
Somerset Independent School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $14 MM $24 MM
Somerset Independent School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,855 $10,260
Somerset Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,454 $10,180
Somerset Independent School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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
    Grades: PK-4 | 670 students
    0.2 miles
    210 May St
    SomersetKY 42501
    (606)678-8707
    0.2PK-4670
  • SomersetMeece Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 507 students
    0.5 miles
    210 Barnett St
    SomersetKY 42501
    (606)678-5821
    0.55-8507
  • SomersetPulaski County High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1086 students
    0.7 miles
    511 University Dr
    SomersetKY 42503
    (606)679-1574
    0.79-121086
  • SomersetPulaski Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 627 students
    0.9 miles
    107 West University Dr
    SomersetKY 42503
    (606)678-4713
    0.9KG-5627
  • SomersetMemorial Education Center
    Grades: PK-KG | 712 students
    1 miles
    222 Langdon St
    SomersetKY 42501
    (606)678-4100
    1PK-KG712

School Reviews

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, 09/06/13

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