Somerset Area High School (Closed 2014)

645 South Columbia Ave
Somerset Area High School served 775 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 75-79% (which was higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 73%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 70-74% (which was approximately equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 70%) for the 2012-13 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 4% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which was lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students775 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
75-79%
73%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
70-74%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
96%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.080.53
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Graduation Rate
(12-13)
90-94%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSomerset Area School District
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Somerset Area High School is Somerset Area Junior Senior High School (0.0 miles away)
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