Somerset Continuation High School

Tel: (562)804-6548
  • Somerset Continuation High School serves 287 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Somerset Continuation High School operates within the Bellflower Unified School District.
  • Bellflower Unified School District's 90% graduation rate is higher than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 287 students has declined by 20% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students287 students
Somerset Continuation High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Somerset Continuation High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Somerset Continuation High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeSomerset Continuation High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio21:124:1
Somerset Continuation High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Somerset Continuation High School American Indian Students (1989-2010)
Asian
1%
11%
Somerset Continuation High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
68%
54%
Somerset Continuation High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
18%
6%
Somerset Continuation High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
10%
24%
Somerset Continuation High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
2%
1%
Somerset Continuation High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Somerset Continuation High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSomerset Continuation High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA 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.
0.500.41
Somerset Continuation 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.
66%
50%
Somerset Continuation High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
15%
9%
Somerset Continuation High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Bellflower Unified School District's student population of 13,131 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,928 in this district is less than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,272 is less than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District NameBellflower Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
4
Number of Students Managed13,1311,597
Bellflower Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate90%83%
Bellflower Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$120 MM$18 MM
Bellflower Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$124 MM$18 MM
Bellflower Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,928$10,966
Bellflower Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,272$11,255
Bellflower Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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