Somerset Area Jr-Sr High School

Serves grades 6 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
645 South Columbia Ave
Somerset, PA 15501
Phone
(814) 443-2381
District
SOMERSET AREA SD
County
SOMERSET COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1230
Classroom Teachers
93

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

7

(10 is best)

Better than 62.3% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Somerset Area Jr-Sr High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 75 51
Proficiency in Reading 84 63
Proficiency in Math 65 40

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 58 51
Proficiency in Reading 71 62
Proficiency in Math 44 39

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 54 46
Proficiency in Reading 72 62
Proficiency in Math 36.9 31

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 78 69
Proficiency in Reading 77 73
Proficiency in Math 78 66

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.20
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.64
AVG FOR STATE 14.48
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 166 13.5%
Grade 7 140 11.4%
Grade 8 175 14.2%
Grade 9 165 13.4%
Grade 10 211 17.2%
Grade 11 180 14.6%
Grade 12 193 15.7%
Total 1230 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 95.0% 94.7% 68.7%
Black 1.2% 1.2% 15.6%
Hispanic 1.6% 2.5% 11.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.8% 1.3% 4.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.3% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 39.8% 46.3% 42.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 35.1% 41.5% 40.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.6% 4.8% 2.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 21,126 12,807,060
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 157.8 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.6% 5.6%
5-19 YEARS OLD 12.5% 18.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.1% 31.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.8% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 18.1% 17.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 7,412 5,008,037
Single Parent Households With Children 8.1% 9.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 87.5% 89.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 16.2% 30.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 4.0% 10.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 9.9% 14.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.5% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 21.6% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.8% 17.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 18.1% 14.9%
$15,000 or less 13.1% 11.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,410 $18,249,700 51.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $619 $1,343,230 3.8%
Staff $856 $1,857,520 5.2%
General Administration $1,026 $2,226,420 6.3%
School Administration $571 $1,239,070 3.5%
Operation $1,341 $2,909,970 8.2%
Transportation $622 $1,349,740 3.8%
Other $278 $603,260 1.7%
Total Support $5,312 $11,527,040 32.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,642 $5,733,140 16.1%
Total Expenditures $16,363 $35,507,710 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,590 $14,751,635,620 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $720 $1,235,662,604 4.1%
Staff $433 $744,108,384 2.5%
General Administration $392 $672,663,093 2.2%
School Administration $655 $1,125,040,706 3.7%
Operation $1,335 $2,293,432,009 7.6%
Transportation $743 $1,276,810,887 4.2%
Other $478 $821,523,453 2.7%
Total Support $4,757 $8,169,222,694 27.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,208 $7,227,042,161 24.0%
Total Expenditures $17,554 $30,147,882,209 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%