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Overview

School District NameSomerville School District
School District Websitehttp://www.somerville.k12.ma.us
School District Phone Number(617) 625-6600
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MA)
# of Schools2 Schools406 Schools
# of Students1,267 Students326,760 Students
# of Teachers136 Teachers26,254 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1

District Comparison

  • Somerville School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 302 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 84% has increased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#270 out of 403 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Somerville  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Somerville  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)
48%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Somerville  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
84%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Somerville  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.680.58
# of American Indian Studentsn/a742 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students101 Students20,776 Students
% Asian Students
8%
6%
# of Hispanic Students572 Students61,310 Students
% Hispanic Students
45%
19%
# of Black Students176 Students34,827 Students
% Black Students
14%
11%
# of White Students400 Students199,128 Students
% White Students
32%
61%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a303 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students18 Students9,587 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 1,150
# of Students in Kindergarten: - 1,430
# of Students in 1st Grade: - 1,407
# of Students in 2nd Grade: - 1,478
# of Students in 3rd Grade: - 1,440
# of Students in 4th Grade: - 1,453
# of Students in 5th Grade: - 2,406
# of Students in 6th Grade: - 4,762
# of Students in 7th Grade: - 8,229
# of Students in 8th Grade: - 10,536
# of Students in 9th Grade:32276,601
# of Students in 10th Grade:33373,016
# of Students in 11th Grade:33371,748
# of Students in 12th Grade:27470,028
# of Ungraded Students:51,076

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $25,317 is higher 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 $24,073 is higher 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$123 MM$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Somerville  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$117 MM$26 MM
This chart display total spending of Somerville  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$25,317$20,340
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Somerville  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$24,073$18,839
This chart display average spending per public school student in Somerville  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.

Somerville School District Public High Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Somerville High School Math: 73% | Reading: 87%
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    81 Highland Avenue
    Somerville, MA 02143
    (617) 625-6600

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,215 student
  • Full Circle High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    11 Otis Street
    Somerville, MA 02145
    (617) 629-5640

    Grades: 9-12 | 52 students
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