E Somerville Community

  • E Somerville Community serves 720 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • E Somerville Community placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • E Somerville Community's student population of 720 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students720 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of E Somerville Community
Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of E Somerville Community by grade.

School Comparison

  • E Somerville Community is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of E Somerville Community is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#1218 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of E Somerville Community and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
72%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in E Somerville Community and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
4%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in E Somerville Community and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
18%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in E Somerville Community and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in E Somerville Community. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.450.59
This chart display the diversity score of E Somerville Community and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in E Somerville Community and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in E Somerville Community and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSomerville School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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