Somerset Area Jr-Sr High School



Somerset Area Jr-Sr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Somerset Area Jr-Sr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 131
7 178
8 161
9 198
10 194
11 181
12 196

Somerset Area Jr-Sr High School is a public high school of the Somerset Area School District located in Somerset, PA. It has 1,239 students in grades 6th through 12th. Somerset Area Jr-Sr High School is the 140th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 4,572nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,239
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 93.2

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Somerset Area Jr-Sr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 652
(53%)
652
(53%)
 Female 587
(47%)
587
(47%)

Somerset Area Jr-Sr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,183
(95%)
1,183
(95%)
 Asian 19
(2%)
19
(2%)
 Hispanic 15
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Black 9
(1%)
9
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Somerset Area Jr-Sr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 729
(59%)
729
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 448
(36%)
448
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 62
(5%)
62
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Somerset Area Jr-Sr High School is ranked 149th out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Somerset Area Jr-Sr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 45.1%. 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 Area Jr-Sr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 1346
2014 1299
2015 1239

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 13.8
2014 13.8
2015 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013 0.41381872213967
2014 0.42571208622017
2015 0.41162227602906

Compare Somerset Area Jr-Sr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.2%
 
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 06 - 12 1,239 13.3:1  
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