Somerville High School (New Jersey)

Somerville High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school serving students in ninth through twelfth grades from Somerville and Branchburg Township in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States, operating as the secondary school for Somerville Public Schools. Students from Branchburg Township attend Somerville High School as part of a sending/receiving relationship with the Branchburg Township School District.[3][4]

Somerville High School
222 Davenport Street

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United States
Coordinates40.577989°N 74.613026°W / 40.577989; -74.613026
TypePublic high school
Establishedc. 1909
NCES School ID3415090[1]
PrincipalGerard T. Foley
Asst. principalScott E. Hade
Faculty93.8 FTEs[1]
Enrollment1,159 (as of 2019–20)[1]
Student to teacher ratio12.4:1[1]
Color(s)  Orange and
Athletics conferenceSkyland Conference (general)
Big Central Football Conference (football)
Team namePioneers[2]

As of the 2019–20 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,159 students and 93.8 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.4:1. There were 160 students (13.8% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 46 (4.0% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.[1]

Advanced Placement (AP) courses (such as AP United States Government and Politics) and the Senior Options Program at Raritan Valley Community College allow students the opportunity to earn college credits while attending high school. AP offerings include AP Biology, AP Calculus (AB/BC), AP Chemistry, AP English Literature and Composition, AP French Language, AP United States Government and Politics, AP Comparative Government and Politics, AP Music Theory, AP Physics, AP Spanish Language and AP United States History.

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