Somerset High School

  • Somerset High School serves 512 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the KY average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 22%.
  • 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 512 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 24% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 512 students
Somerset High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Somerset High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Somerset High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Somerset High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 17:1
Somerset High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
3%
2%
Somerset High School Asian Students (1997-2015)
Hispanic
5%
6%
Somerset High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
5%
11%
Somerset High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
87%
78%
Somerset High School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Somerset High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Somerset High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Somerset High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown KY 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.
0.24 0.38
Somerset 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.
43%
51%
Somerset High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2015)
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.
5%
6%
Somerset High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Somerset Independent School District's student population of 1,689 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,993 in this district is less than the state average of $10,658. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,487 is less than the state average of $10,531. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Somerset Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
6
Number of Students Managed 1,689 2,307
Somerset Independent School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 83% 82%
Somerset Independent School District Graduation Rate (1999-2010)
District Total Revenue $17 MM $25 MM
Somerset Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $18 MM $24 MM
Somerset Independent School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,993 $10,658
Somerset Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,487 $10,531
Somerset Independent School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SomersetHopkins Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 687 students
    0.2 miles
    210 May Street
    SomersetKY 42501
    (606)678-8707
    0.2PK-4687
  • SomersetMeece Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 490 students
    0.5 miles
    210 Barnett Street
    SomersetKY 42501
    (606)678-5821
    0.55-8490
  • SomersetPulaski County High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1160 students
    0.7 miles
    511 University Dr
    SomersetKY 42503
    (606)679-1574
    0.79-121160
  • SomersetPulaski Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 634 students
    0.9 miles
    107 W University Dr
    SomersetKY 42503
    (606)678-4713
    0.9KG-5634
  • SomersetMemorial Education Center
    Grades: PK-KG | 185 students
    1 miles
    222 Langdon Street
    SomersetKY 42503
    (606)678-4100
    1PK-KG185

School Reviews

5  9/6/2013
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
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