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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.
The top ranked public preschools in Somerville School District are Albert F. Argenziano School At Lincoln Park, West Somerville Neighborhood and Arthur D Healey. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
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.

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 Schools5 Schools513 Schools
# of Students2,179 Students195,337 Students
# of Teachers179 Teachers14,597 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1

District Comparison

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 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 Score
0.690.65
# of American Indian Students2 Students450 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students173 Students11,985 Students
% Asian Students
8%
6%
# of Hispanic Students860 Students51,002 Students
% Hispanic Students
39%
26%
# of Black Students232 Students22,147 Students
% Black Students
11%
12%
# of White Students810 Students101,207 Students
% White Students
37%
52%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a150 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students99 Students8,389 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:30029,163
# of Students in Kindergarten:28231,729
# of Students in 1st Grade:20428,874
# of Students in 2nd Grade:22126,381
# of Students in 3rd Grade:22723,740
# of Students in 4th Grade:17521,827
# of Students in 5th Grade:19918,090
# of Students in 6th Grade:1877,618
# of Students in 7th Grade:1743,654
# of Students in 8th Grade:2103,708
# 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 2016-2017This 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 Preschools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Albert F. Argenziano School At Lincoln Park Math: 48% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    290 Washington Street
    Somerville, MA 02143
    (617) 629-5460

    Grades: PK-8 | 584 students
  • West Somerville Neighborhood Math: 47% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    177 Powderhouse Blvd
    Somerville, MA 02144
    (617) 625-6600

    Grades: PK-8 | 371 students
  • Arthur D Healey Math: 35% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5 Meacham Street
    Somerville, MA 02145
    (617) 629-5420

    Grades: PK-8 | 451 students
  • Winter Hill Community Math: 29% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    115 Sycamore Street
    Somerville, MA 02145
    (617) 629-5680

    Grades: PK-8 | 459 students
  • Capuano Early Childhood Center
    150 Glen Street
    Somerville, MA 02145
    (617) 629-5480

    Grades: PK-K | 314 students
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