Somerset Area High School



Somerset Area High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Somerset Area 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
9 208
10 193
11 204
12 170

Somerset Area High School is a public high school of the Somerset Area School District located in Somerset, PA. It has 775 students in grades 9th through 12th. Somerset Area High School is the 309th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 7,480th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.8 to 1.

Total Students: 775
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 49

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Somerset Area High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 410
(53%)
410
(53%)
 Female 365
(47%)
365
(47%)

Somerset Area High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 742
(96%)
742
(96%)
 Asian 12
(2%)
12
(2%)
 Black 10
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Hispanic 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Somerset Area High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 481
(62%)
481
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 247
(32%)
247
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(6%)
47
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Somerset Area High School is ranked 254th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Somerset Area High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 37.7%. 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.

Somerset Area High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 720
2006 680
2007 659
2008 626
2009 579
2010 557
2011 730
2012 775

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 15.2
2007 12.7
2008 13.9
2009 13
2010 12.7
2011 15.2
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24583333333333
2006
2007 0.22610015174507
2008 0.27476038338658
2009 0.27806563039724
2010 0.28007181328546
2011 0.29315068493151
2012 0.37935483870968

Compare Somerset Area High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 37.7%
 
This School 37.9%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 775 15.8:1  
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