Somerset school information

Average Test Scores54%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools141,15779,221
Total private schools229824,874
Total post-secondary schools11307,963
The Somerset, KY educational system consists of 14 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Somerset public schools have average test scores of 54% which is 14% higher than than the Kentucky average and 9% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Somerset public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 67.6% have completed high school, 14.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Somerset are 9% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Somerset.
  • 73.7% of people in Somerset have completed 8th grade.
  • 67.6% of people in Somerset have completed high school.
  • 14.6% of people in Somerset have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Somerset

Completed 8th grade73.7%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school67.6%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college42.2%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.6%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.6%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters4.3%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%0.9%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Somerset (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Eubank, KY24557%16%
Science Hill, KY64456%13%
Burnside, KY1,27054%10%
Somerset, KY11,41554%9%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Peru, IN11,41569%41%
Pennsville, NJ11,42135%29%
Summit, IL11,40929%41%
Two Rivers, WI11,40945%8%
Garden City, ID11,42369%40%
Somerset, KY11,41554%9%
Source: The Somerset, KY education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.