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Somerset Independent School District


Somerset Independent School District is located close to the center of Kentucky. Somerset Independent School District has 6.82 square miles of land area and 0.01 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Somerset Independent School District population is 9,036. Somerset Independent School District median household income is $26,550 in 2010-2014. Somerset Independent School District median house value is $86,800 in 2010-2014. On average, Somerset Independent School District is better than the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (53 out of 169, top 31%)
Elementary/Middle School: (80 out of 174, top 46%)*
Rank: #70
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:5
Population9,036 (2010-2014), rank #123
Population Growth-12.55% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:1,323.46/sq mi, rank #26
Median Household Income:$26,550 at 2010-2014—-1.78% increase since 2005-2009, rank #163
Median House Price:$86,800 at 2010-2014—-5.24% increase since 2005-2009, rank #102
Time Zone:Central GMT -6:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:6.82 sq mi, rank #144
Water Area:0.01 sq mi (0.08%), rank #174
County:Pulaski County
Zip:42501, 42533, 42503
Area:Somerset, KY
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Somerset Independent School District Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

305 College St
Somerset KY, 42501, Pulaski County
Phone: 606-679-4451

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:1,6871,6061,5541,5321,4821,4911,493
English Language Learner Students:40424541302226
Total Teachers:103.00100.1697.3999.70101.30103.00109.00
Total Other Staff:123.68121.00123.00126.00149.20122.50132.80
Instructional Aides:30.0029.0030.0032.0036.5034.8043.40
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:
Total Guidance Counselors:
Elementary Guidance Counselors:NANANANANANANA
Secondary Guidance Counselors:NANANANANANANA
Other Guidance Counselors:
Librarians/Media Specialists:
Library/Media Support:
District Administrators:
District Administrative Support:13.0013.0013.0014.0021.1013.1014.30
School Administrators:
School Administrative Support:
Student Support Services:
Other Support Services:51.6852.0052.0052.0058.6046.1045.60
Student-Teacher Ratio:16.3816.0315.9615.3714.6314.4813.70


Hopkins Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 4   210 May St, Somerset KY 42501
Kentucky Technology - Somerset Campus Grade 9 to Grade 12   230 Airport Rd, Somerset KY 42501
Meece Middle SchoolGrade 5 to Grade 8   210 Barnett St, Somerset KY 42501
Somerset High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   301 College St, Somerset KY 42501
Somerset Technical College Grade 9 to Grade 12   230 Airport Rd, Somerset KY 42501

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
2012Language Mechanics10th Grade% met std61.2%50.7%
2013Language Mechanics10th Grade% met std60.7%51.4%
2012Writing10th Grade% met std51.5%42.3%
2013Writing10th Grade% met std51.8%35.6%
2012Writing11th Grade% met std41.2%45.6%
2013Writing11th Grade% met std60.6%61.7%
2012Mathematics3rd Grade% met std63.4%42.8%
2013Mathematics3rd Grade% met std54.7%43.5%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std67.2%49.4%
2013Reading3rd Grade% met std47.0%47.6%
2012Language Mechanics4th Grade% met std57.4%49.1%
2013Language Mechanics4th Grade% met std61.8%53.7%
2012Mathematics4th Grade% met std35.6%39.6%
2013Mathematics4th Grade% met std44.1%43.9%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std47.5%47%
2013Reading4th Grade% met std49.3%48.8%
2012Science4th Grade% met std70.3%68.8%
2013Science4th Grade% met std77.9%68.5%
2012Mathematics5th Grade% met std36.6%38.9%
2013Mathematics5th Grade% met std32.7%44.3%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std53.5%47.5%
2013Reading5th Grade% met std38.3%47.1%
2012Social Studies5th Grade% met std68.3%59.8%
2013Social Studies5th Grade% met std57.9%59.3%
2012Writing5th Grade% met std27.7%31.7%
2013Writing5th Grade% met std33.6%35.7%
2012Language Mechanics6th Grade% met std41.5%38.4%
2013Language Mechanics6th Grade% met std49.1%43.8%
2012Mathematics6th Grade% met std40.7%41.6%
2013Mathematics6th Grade% met std61.1%38.5%
2012Reading6th Grade% met std50.8%46%
2013Reading6th Grade% met std53.7%46.3%
2012Writing6th Grade% met std48.3%39.2%
2013Writing6th Grade% met std44.4%48.0%
2012Mathematics7th Grade% met std39.2%38.6%
2013Mathematics7th Grade% met std26.3%38.6%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std72.2%47.8%
2013Reading7th Grade% met std65.4%54.7%
2012Science7th Grade% met std79.4%61.8%
2013Science7th Grade% met std77.4%61.2%
2012Mathematics8th Grade% met std51.4%41.5%
2013Mathematics8th Grade% met std52.0%45.1%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std57.9%46.7%
2013Reading8th Grade% met std68.6%52.4%
2012Social Studies8th Grade% met std66.4%58.6%
2013Social Studies8th Grade% met std61.8%59.2%
2012Writing8th Grade% met std61.7%43.5%
2013Writing8th Grade% met std52.9%38.6%
2012Algebra IIEnd of course% met std68.5%40%
2013Algebra IIEnd of course% met std33.6%36.0%
2012BiologyEnd of course% met std28.6%30.3%
2013BiologyEnd of course% met std40.5%36.3%
2012English IIEnd of course% met std65.5%52.2%
2013English IIEnd of course% met std64.3%55.8%
2012U.S. HistoryEnd of course% met std38.3%39.5%
2013U.S. HistoryEnd of course% met std43.3%51.3%
2007MathematicsAll grades (EL)% proficient61.01%61.71%
2008MathematicsAll grades (EL)% proficient64.16%69.52%
2009MathematicsAll grades (EL)% proficient67.1%70.27%
2010MathematicsAll grades (EL)% proficient68.73%72.95%
2011MathematicsAll grades (EL)% proficient73.91%72.76%
2007ReadingAll grades (EL)% proficient84.28%72.72%
2008ReadingAll grades (EL)% proficient79.18%72.65%
2009ReadingAll grades (EL)% proficient78.06%73.54%
2010ReadingAll grades (EL)% proficient80.41%76.81%
2011ReadingAll grades (EL)% proficient82.94%76%
2007ScienceAll grades (EL)% proficient71.29%66.15%
2008ScienceAll grades (EL)% proficient65.31%68.94%
2009ScienceAll grades (EL)% proficient67.74%69.98%
2010ScienceAll grades (EL)% proficient66.04%70.41%
2011ScienceAll grades (EL)% proficient80%70.53%
2007Social StudiesAll grades (EL)% proficient58.56%61.6%
2008Social StudiesAll grades (EL)% proficient49%59.68%
2009Social StudiesAll grades (EL)% proficient54.37%61.11%
2010Social StudiesAll grades (EL)% proficient45.05%55.58%
2011Social StudiesAll grades (EL)% proficient57.94%59.75%
2007WritingAll grades (EL)% proficient67.57%53.37%
2008WritingAll grades (EL)% proficient49%52.62%
2009WritingAll grades (EL)% proficient52.43%55.37%
2010WritingAll grades (EL)% proficient39.56%59.07%
2011WritingAll grades (EL)% proficient57.01%59.74%
2007MathematicsAll grades (HS)% proficient53.21%39.3%
2008MathematicsAll grades (HS)% proficient35.45%38.53%
2009MathematicsAll grades (HS)% proficient55.36%41.19%
2010MathematicsAll grades (HS)% proficient37.62%40.28%
2011MathematicsAll grades (HS)% proficient45%45.98%
2007ReadingAll grades (HS)% proficient67.92%60.15%
2008ReadingAll grades (HS)% proficient60.48%60.01%
2009ReadingAll grades (HS)% proficient67.33%61.84%
2010ReadingAll grades (HS)% proficient60.16%61.31%
2011ReadingAll grades (HS)% proficient66%65.91%
2007ScienceAll grades (HS)% proficient52.29%41.65%
2008ScienceAll grades (HS)% proficient38.18%41.28%
2009ScienceAll grades (HS)% proficient58.93%41.22%
2010ScienceAll grades (HS)% proficient34.65%41.14%
2011ScienceAll grades (HS)% proficient51.67%41.37%
2007Social StudiesAll grades (HS)% proficient56.88%43.74%
2008Social StudiesAll grades (HS)% proficient44.55%38.42%
2009Social StudiesAll grades (HS)% proficient50%40.68%
2010Social StudiesAll grades (HS)% proficient34.65%39.86%
2011Social StudiesAll grades (HS)% proficient40%41.49%
2007WritingAll grades (HS)% proficient21.1%19.79%
2008WritingAll grades (HS)% proficient35.24%29.73%
2009WritingAll grades (HS)% proficient35.45%34.97%
2010WritingAll grades (HS)% proficient37.17%35.94%
2011WritingAll grades (HS)% proficient33.98%40.89%
2007MathematicsAll grades (MS)% proficient45.42%51.85%
2008MathematicsAll grades (MS)% proficient46.01%56.96%
2009MathematicsAll grades (MS)% proficient45.77%60.92%
2010MathematicsAll grades (MS)% proficient57.33%62.38%
2011MathematicsAll grades (MS)% proficient59.53%65.11%
2007ReadingAll grades (MS)% proficient66.67%66.32%
2008ReadingAll grades (MS)% proficient71.78%66.81%
2009ReadingAll grades (MS)% proficient68.34%66.92%
2010ReadingAll grades (MS)% proficient81.67%70.21%
2011ReadingAll grades (MS)% proficient78.26%69.9%
2007ScienceAll grades (MS)% proficient58.82%55.95%
2008ScienceAll grades (MS)% proficient56.52%59.57%
2009ScienceAll grades (MS)% proficient70.59%62.72%
2010ScienceAll grades (MS)% proficient66.3%57.02%
2011ScienceAll grades (MS)% proficient73.83%64.04%
2007Social StudiesAll grades (MS)% proficient57.78%52.64%
2008Social StudiesAll grades (MS)% proficient52.59%57.82%
2009Social StudiesAll grades (MS)% proficient57.58%55.8%
2010Social StudiesAll grades (MS)% proficient60.87%56.28%
2011Social StudiesAll grades (MS)% proficient53.26%60.09%
2007WritingAll grades (MS)% proficient63.33%41.92%
2008WritingAll grades (MS)% proficient45.69%39.48%
2009WritingAll grades (MS)% proficient51.52%42.06%
2010WritingAll grades (MS)% proficient50.43%42.34%
2011WritingAll grades (MS)% proficient33.7%45.22%

Some data by SchoolDigger.com.

School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$15,244,000$9,810 $15,260,000$9,961 $14,605,000$9,855 
Total Expenditures:$13,565,000$8,729 $14,030,000$9,158 $14,011,000$9,454 
Total Current Expenditures:$13,108,000$8,435 $13,280,000$8,668 $12,909,000$8,711 
Instructional Expenditures:$8,532,000$5,49065.1%$8,591,000$5,60864.7%$8,511,000$5,74365.9%
Student and Staff Support:$621,000$4004.7%$710,000$4635.3%$704,000$4755.5%
Operations, Food, Other:$2,583,000$1,66219.7%$2,778,000$1,81320.9%$2,532,000$1,70919.6%
Total Capital Outlay:$182,000$117 $439,000$287 $768,000$518 
Construction:$0$0 $226,000$148 $569,000$384 
Total Other:$119,000$77 $124,000$81 $130,000$88 
Interest on Debt:$156,000$100 $187,000$122 $204,000$138 
Total Salary:$8,167,000$5,255 $8,266,000$5,396 $8,242,000$5,561 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$6,003,000$3,86373.5%$6,007,000$3,92172.7%$6,042,000$4,07773.3%
Other Salary:$2,164,000$1,39326.5%$2,259,000$1,47527.3%$2,200,000$1,48426.7%
Total Benefit:$3,147,000$2,025 $3,125,000$2,040 $2,914,000$1,966 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$2,108,000$1,35667.0%$2,154,000$1,40668.9%$2,041,000$1,37770.0%
Other Benefit:$1,039,000$66933.0%$971,000$63431.1%$873,000$58930.0%

Teacher's Experience and Compensation

Teachers with Bachelor Degree:17.5%
Teachers with Master or PhD Degree:82.5%
Mean Number of Years of Teaching:14.0 years
Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:22.3%
Teachers with 6-10 Years of Experience:14.6%
Teachers with 11-20 Years of Experience:37.9%
Teachers with 21-30 Years of Experience:22.3%
Teachers with 31 Years of Experience or More:2.9%
Mean Base Salary:$43,856.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:$33,714.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 6-10 Years of Experience:$39,984.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 11-20 Years of Experience:$47,038.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 21-30 Years of Experience:$50,218.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 31 Years of Experience or More:$50,834.0

* Somerset Independent School District was rated 3.5 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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