Somerset High School

  • Somerset High School serves 506 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

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Somerset High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

  • Somerset High School's student population of 506 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students506 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Somerset High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Somerset High School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#176 out of 1,251 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
6%
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Black
4%
11%
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White
88%
77%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Somerset High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.220.39
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Graduation Rate85-89%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Somerset High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSomerset Independent School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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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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