Somerset High School



Somerset High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Somerset High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 142
10 156
11 105
12 115

Somerset High School is a public high school of the Somerset Independent School District located in Somerset, KY. It has 518 students in grades 9th through 12th. Somerset High School is the 172nd largest public high school in Kentucky and the 10,518th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.1 to 1.

Total Students: 518
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,518th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kentucky: 172nd out of 411
Student/Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 151st out of 386
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 148th out of 386

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Somerset High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 274
(53%)
274
(53%)
 Female 244
(47%)
244
(47%)

Somerset High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 455
(88%)
455
(88%)
 Black 22
(4%)
22
(4%)
 Hispanic 22
(4%)
22
(4%)
 Asian 13
(3%)
13
(3%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Somerset High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 258
(50%)
258
(50%)
 Not Eligible 249
(48%)
249
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(2%)
11
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Somerset High School is ranked 185th out of 395 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Somerset High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 54.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Somerset High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 491
2006 490
2007 464
2008 472
2009 449
2010 481
2011 472
2012 494
2013 510
2014 512
2015 518

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 14.8
2007 14.7
2008 15.2
2009 16.6
2010 15.3
2011 16.1
2012 15
2013 15.1
2014 14.1
2015 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33604887983707
2006 0.31224489795918
2007 0.40086206896552
2008 0.48516949152542
2009 0.44320712694878
2010 0.45945945945946
2011 0.48305084745763
2012 0.46558704453441
2013 0.44313725490196
2014 0.486328125
2015 0.51930501930502

Compare Somerset High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,556.9% 15.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 51.9%
 
State Average 54.2%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Somerset High School
Somerset, KY
Public 09 - 12 518 14.1:1  
Pulaski County High School
Somerset, KY
Public 09 - 12 1,191 17.8:1 1 miles
Somerset Christian School
Somerset, KY
Private PK - 12 348 12:1 4 miles
Southwestern High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,220 17.6:1 4 miles
Rockcastle County High School
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Public 09 - 12 828 15.9:1 17 miles
Galilean Christian Academy
Liberty, KY
Private PK - 12 66 5:1 19 miles
Casey County High School
Liberty, KY
Public 09 - 12 734 18.2:1 24 miles
Casey County Middle School
Liberty, KY
Public 07 - 08 335 14.8:1 24 miles
Wayne County High School
Monticello, KY
Public 09 - 12 959 19.9:1 24 miles
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