Somerville School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 5 public preschools in Somerville School District, serving 2,179 students. Public preschools in Somerville School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Massachusetts public pre school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 47% statewide average). This district's average pre testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in Massachusetts.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Massachusetts public preschool average of 48% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the Massachusetts public preschool average of 13:1.
|School District Name||Somerville School District|
|School District Website||http://www.somerville.k12.ma.us|
|School District Phone Number||(617) 625-6600|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (MA)|
|# of Schools||5 Schools||513 Schools|
|# of Students||2,179 Students||195,337 Students|
|# of Teachers||179 Teachers||14,597 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||12:1||13:1|
Somerville School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 176 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 Data||This School District||State Average (MA)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#270 out of 403 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||2 Students||450 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||173 Students||11,985 Students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||860 Students||51,002 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||232 Students||22,147 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||810 Students||101,207 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||150 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||99 Students||8,389 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||300||29,163|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||282||31,729|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||204||28,874|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||221||26,381|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||227||23,740|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||175||21,827|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||199||18,090|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||187||7,618|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||174||3,654|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||210||3,708|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||-||182|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||-||132|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||-||127|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||-||111|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||1|
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 2016-2017||This School District||This State (MA)|
|Total Revenue||$123 MM||$28 MM|
|Spending||$117 MM||$26 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$25,317||$20,340|
|Revenue / Student||$24,073||$18,839|
Somerville School District Public Preschools (2021)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- Albert F. Argenziano School At Lincoln Park 290 Washington Street
Somerville, MA 02143
Grades: PK-8 | 584 students
- West Somerville Neighborhood 177 Powderhouse Blvd
Somerville, MA 02144
Grades: PK-8 | 371 students
- Arthur D Healey 5 Meacham Street
Somerville, MA 02145
Grades: PK-8 | 451 students
- Winter Hill Community 115 Sycamore Street
Somerville, MA 02145
Grades: PK-8 | 459 students
- Capuano Early Childhood Center150 Glen Street
Somerville, MA 02145
Grades: PK-K | 314 students
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