Somerville High School



Somerville High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Somerville 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
9 355
10 317
11 294
12 305
UG 5

Somerville High School is a public high school of the Somerville School District located in Somerville, MA. It has 1,276 students in grades 9th through 12th. Somerville High School is the 74th largest public high school in Massachusetts and the 4,257th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,276
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 122.14

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Somerville High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 648
(51%)
681
(51%)
 Female 628
(49%)
643
(49%)

Somerville High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 514
(40%)
530
(40%)
 White 400
(31%)
420
(32%)
 Black 208
(16%)
219
(17%)
 Asian 136
(11%)
136
(10%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
11
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
3
(0%)

Somerville High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 733
(57%)
775
(59%)
 Not Eligible 357
(28%)
362
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 186
(15%)
187
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Somerville High School is ranked 25th out of 0 ranked schools in Massachusetts, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Somerville High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 34.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Somerville High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1459
2006 1407
2007 1389
2008 1406
2009 1315
2010 1344
2011 1324
2012 1276

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.4
2006 10.8
2007 11.2
2008 11.4
2009 11.5
2010 12.5
2011 11.5
2012 10.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57162440027416
2006 0.69012082444918
2007 0.66810655147588
2008 0.68492176386913
2009 0.70342205323194
2010 0.70758928571429
2011 0.71978851963746
2012 0.72021943573668

Compare Somerville High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,040.0% 10.4:1
 
1,162.0% 11.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 72.0%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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