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Somers Senior High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,110
Best High School in New York
#47
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District SOMERS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Type Public
 Phone (914)248-8585
 Location 120 PRIMROSE ST
LINCOLNDALE, NY 10540
Charter School No

Somers Senior High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for New York high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and average AP course participation. It is ranked 47th in the best public high schools in New York.

Demographics

Race

The Somers Senior High School student body is almost exclusively White with a small Hispanic population and has extremely low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White91.3%1,013
Black1.2%13
Hispanic4.1%45
Asian Pacific3.5%39
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0%0

Family Income

vs. other New York high schools
Upper 4.4%

5.1% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the New York high school median of 39%. By this measure, SOMERS SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL students are largely wealthy and rank 40th in New York for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman267
Sophomore282
Junior272
Senior285
Total1,110

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
99% or more*

10 out of 10

Rank: 13th in New York

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students99% or more*
New York Median87%
Percentile100%
White95% or more*
Blacksuppressed*
Hispanic50% or more*
Asian Pacific50% or more*
Native American.%
Two or more races.%
Economically Disadvantaged80% or more*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 117th in New York

Students at Somers Senior High School scored an average 98% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the New York State Education Department. Performance is well above the state high school median of 92% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 12.8% of New York high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls95% or more*95% or more*
Boys95% or more*95% or more*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*50% or more*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic50% or more*50% or more*
Multiracial--
White95% or more*95% or more*
With Disabilites80% to 89%*70% to 79%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

7 out of 10

Rank: 275th in New York

241 out of 557 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (43%). College admission testing participation is somewhat above the New York median rate of 27% and in the top 30% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 43rd in New York

Somers Senior High School offers 15 AP courses. 24 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 68% percentile and somewhat above the median AP enrollment rate for all New York schools of 18%. Somers Senior High School had 253 taking AP exams with a 233 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 91% percentile and significantly above the state median of 68 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 92% 68%
Students enrolled in an AP class 24% 18%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 3%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 9%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 24%
AP Courses Offered 15

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
New York Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
New York Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.4%15
Boys2.5%13
Girls0.4%2
New York Median4.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.4%15
Boys2.5%13
Girls0.4%2

Location

Somers Senior High School
120 PRIMROSE ST
LINCOLNDALE, NY
10540
(914)248-8585

10 out of 10 1

District

SOMERS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
SOMERS, NY