Somerset Academy (silver Palms)

23255 Sw 115th Ave

Homestead, FL 33032-4505

Tel: (305)257-3737
Grades PK-8
631 students
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) serves 631 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) operates within the Dade School District.

School Overview

The student population of 631 students has declined by 28% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 29% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 631 students
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Total Students (2008-2014)
Gender % Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Total Teachers (2008-2014)
Students by Grade Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2014)
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.
0.26 0.46
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Diversity Score (2008-2014)
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%
52%
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2014)
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%
6%
Somerset Academy (silver Palms) Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 356,233 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,956 is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,610 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Dade School District
Number of Schools
Managed
542
22
Number of Students Managed 356,233 10,137
Dade School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $3,443 MM $132 MM
Dade School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $3,669 MM $140 MM
Dade School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,956 $11,888
Dade School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,610 $12,571
Dade School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Somerset Academy Charter High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Palm Glades Preparatory Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Somerset Academy At Silver Palms (0 miles away)
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