Somerset Academy (silver Palms)

23255 Sw 115th Ave

Homestead, FL 33032-4505

Tel: (305)257-3737
Grades: PK-8

640 students

Somerset Academy (silver Palms) serves 640 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) operates within the Dade School District.

Overview

The student population of 640 students has declined by 32% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 47% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 640 students
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Total Students (2008-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2013)
Students by Grade Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2013)
Hispanic
85%
28%
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Hispanic (2008-2013)
Black
8%
23%
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Black (2008-2013)
White
6%
42%
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) White (2008-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Sch Ethnicity Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.27 0.45
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Diversity Score (2008-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
70%
51%
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
7%
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 370,279 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Dade School District
Number of Schools
Managed
551
22
Number of Students Managed 370,279 9,797
Dade School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $3,531 MM $138 MM
District Spending $3,994 MM $159 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,220 $13,793
Dade School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,558 $15,882
Dade School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Somerset Academy Charter High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Palm Glades Preparatory Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Advantage Academy Of Math And Science At Summervil (0.1 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HomesteadAdvantage Academy Of Math And Science At Summervil
    Charter School
    11575 Sw 243rd St
    HomesteadFL 33032
    (305)253-2123
    Charter School

    0.1 mi | 104 students | Gr. KG                      
  • HomesteadSummerville Advantage Academy
    Charter School
    11575 Sw 243rd St
    HomesteadFL 33032
    (305)253-2123
    Charter School

    0.1 mi | 439 students | Gr. 1-5                      
  • HomesteadGoulds Elementary School
    23555 Sw 112th Ave
    HomesteadFL 33032
    (305)257-4400
    0.6 mi | 609 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HomesteadSomerset Academy At Silver Palms
    Charter School
    23255 Sw 115th Ave
    HomesteadFL 33032
    (305)257-3737
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | 617 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • HomesteadSomerset Academy Charter High School
    Charter School
    23255 Sw 115th Ave
    HomesteadFL 33032
    (305)257-3737
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | 351 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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