Somers High School

  • Somers High School serves 474 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the CT average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 43%.
  • Somers High School operates within the Somers School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 474 students has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 474 students
Somers High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Somers High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Somers High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Somers High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 14:1
Somers High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
3%
5%
Somers High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
4%
22%
Somers High School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
2%
13%
Somers High School Black Students (1989-2015)
White
90%
57%
Somers High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Somers High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Somers High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.19 0.41
Somers High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
3%
33%
Somers High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
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.
n/a
5%
Somers High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Somers School District's student population of 1,473 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,745 in this district is less than the state average of $20,523. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,269 is less than the state average of $19,543. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Somers School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
4
Number of Students Managed 1,473 1,624
Somers School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Somers School District Graduation Rate (1997-2009)
District Total Revenue $25 MM $33 MM
Somers School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $25 MM $32 MM
Somers School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,745 $20,523
Somers School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,269 $19,543
Somers School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
July 25, 2017
Learn about arguments behind the debate that currently exists between proponents and opponents of providing public school daycare for teen parents.
July 25, 2017
You may have heard of No Child Left Behind, but might be confused as to what it means to you and how it affects your children's education. This report will explain what No Child Left Behind is, why it was created, and how your child can benefit from it. It will also discuss some potential controversies surrounding the legislation.
July 25, 2017
Read why good diet and nutrition is important for high student performance.