Somerset Academy (silver Palms)

23255 Sw 115th Ave,

Homestead, FL, 33032-4505

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

630 students

Somerset Academy (silver Palms) serves 630 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) operates within the Dade School District.

Overview

The student population of 630 students has declined by 33% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 68% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 630 students
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Total Students (2008-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2012)
Students by Grade Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.90. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 29:1 15:1
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Asian (2008-2012)
Hispanic
85%
28%
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Hispanic (2008-2012)
Black
7%
23%
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Black (2008-2012)
White
5%
43%
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) White (2008-2012)
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 0.90
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Diversity Score (2008-2012)
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.
66%
49%
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2012)
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.
14%
8%
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 365,628 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Dade School District
Number of Schools
Managed
507
23
Number of Students Managed 365,628 9,989
Dade School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $3,531 MM $138 MM
District Spending $3,994 MM $159 MM
Dade School District Spending (1990-2009)
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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Somerset Academy Charter High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Women In Need Of Greater Strength /wings (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Goulds Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Homestead Somerset Academy Charter High School
    Charter School
    23255 Sw 115th Ave
    Homestead , FL , 33032
    (305)257-3737
    Charter School
    0  mi  |  380  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Homestead Somerset Academy Charter High School (south Campus
    Charter School
    23255 Sw 115 Ave
    Homestead , FL , 33032
    (305)257-3737
    Charter School
    0  mi  |  5  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Miami Goulds Elementary School
    23555 Sw 112th Ave
    Miami , FL , 33032
    (305)257-4400
    0.4  mi  |  574  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Homestead Summerville Advantage Academy
    Charter School
    11575 Sw 243 St
    Homestead , FL , 33032
    (305)253-2123
    Charter School
    0.7  mi  |  476  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Miami Pine Villa Elementary School
    Magnet School
    21799 Sw 117th Court
    Miami , FL , 33170
    (305)258-5366
    Magnet School
    0.9  mi  |  309  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Homestead, FL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.43, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Homestead is Neva King Cooper Educational Center. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.