Somers School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 3 public schools in Somers School District, serving 1,428 students. Somers School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Connecticut.
Public schools in Somers School District have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 57% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Connecticut public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is less than the Connecticut public school average of 12:1.
|School District Name||Somers School District|
|School District Website||http://www.somers.k12.ct.us/|
|School District Phone Number||(860) 749-2270|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (CT)|
|# of Schools||3 Schools||1,031 Schools|
|# of Students||1,428 Students||519,710 Students|
|# of Teachers||130 Teachers||42,535 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||11:1||12:1|
Somers School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 198 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (CT)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#97 out of 201 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||2 Students||1,370 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||23 Students||27,001 Students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||53 Students||127,615 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||37 Students||65,686 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||1,289 Students||280,407 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||1 Student||640 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||23 Students||16,991 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||34||14,219|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||95||35,941|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||85||36,485|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||90||36,471|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||100||37,688|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||86||38,546|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||105||39,829|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||127||39,247|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||111||39,751|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||120||39,847|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||125||42,608|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||104||40,348|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||128||39,804|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||118||38,926|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||-|
Fiscal Data Comparison
The revenue/student of $18,643 in this school district is less than the state median of $22,339. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,463 is less than the state median of $20,069. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (CT)|
|Total Revenue||$27 MM||$33 MM|
|Spending||$26 MM||$30 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$18,643||$22,339|
|Revenue / Student||$18,463||$20,069|
Somers School District Public Schools (2021)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- Somers High School 5 Vision Boulevard
Somers, CT 06071
Grades: 9-12 | 475 students
- Somers Elementary School 4 Vision Boulevard
Somers, CT 06071
Grades: PK-5 | 595 students
- Mabelle B. Avery Middle School 1 Vision Boulevard
Somers, CT 06071
Grades: 6-8 | 358 students
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