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  • For the 2020-21 school year, there are 4 public schools in Somerset School District, serving 1,789 students. Somerset School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Massachusetts.
  • Public schools in Somerset School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 57% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
  • The top ranked public schools in Somerset School District are South, Somerset Middle School and Chace Street. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 40% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is more than the Massachusetts public school average of 13:1.

Overview

School District NameSomerset School District
School District Websitehttp://www.somersetschools.org
School District Phone Number(508) 324-3100
School District Grades OfferedPK - 08
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MA)
# of Schools4 Schools1,854 Schools
# of Students1,789 Students953,660 Students
# of Teachers131 Teachers73,118 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1

District Comparison

  • Somerset School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 403 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 97% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#248 out of 403 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Somerset  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Somerset  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Somerset  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate (10-11)
97%
83%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.160.59
# of American Indian Studentsn/a2,100 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students9 Students65,565 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# of Hispanic Students78 Students191,095 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
20%
# of Black Students21 Students86,283 Students
% Black Students
1%
9%
# of White Students1,636 Students573,115 Students
% White Students
91%
60%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a812 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students45 Students34,581 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:7130,418
# of Students in Kindergarten:16865,872
# of Students in 1st Grade:19268,019
# of Students in 2nd Grade:15868,249
# of Students in 3rd Grade:17670,066
# of Students in 4th Grade:21872,164
# of Students in 5th Grade:20072,391
# of Students in 6th Grade:21071,172
# of Students in 7th Grade:19870,843
# of Students in 8th Grade:19871,876
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 76,601
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 73,016
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 71,748
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 70,028
# of Ungraded Students: - 1,197

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $15,424 in this school district is less than the state median of $20,340. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $15,050 is less than the state median of $18,839. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MA)
Total Revenue$28 MM$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Somerset  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$27 MM$26 MM
This chart display total spending of Somerset  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$15,424$20,340
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Somerset  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$15,050$18,839
This chart display average spending per public school student in Somerset  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Somerset School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • South Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank:
    6/
    10
    , Top 50%
    700 Read Street
    Somerset, MA 02726
    (508) 324-3180

    Grades: K-5 | 274 students
  • Somerset Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 54%
    Rank:
    6/
    10
    , Top 50%
    1141 Brayton Avenue
    Somerset, MA 02726
    (508) 324-3140

    Grades: 6-8 | 606 students
  • Chace Street Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    538 Chace Street
    Somerset, MA 02726
    (508) 324-3160

    Grades: PK-5 | 419 students
  • North Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 52%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    580 Whetstone Hill Road
    Somerset, MA 02726
    (508) 324-3170

    Grades: K-5 | 490 students
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