Somerville School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 8 public schools managed by Somerville School District serving 2,886 students in Somerville, Massachusetts.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the state average of 13:1.

Somerville School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Somerville Albert F. Argenziano School At Lincoln Park
    290 Washington Street
    Somerville, MA 02143
    (617)629-5460

    Grades: PK-8 | 564 students
  • Somerville Arthur D Healey
    5 Meacham Street
    Somerville, MA 02145
    (617)629-5420

    Grades: PK-8 | 428 students
  • Somerville Benjamin G Brown
    201 Willow Avenue
    Somerville, MA 02144
    (617)629-5620

    Grades: K-5 | 236 students
  • Somerville Capuano Early Childhood Center
    150 Glen Street
    Somerville, MA 02145
    (617)629-5480

    Grades: PK-K | 332 students
  • Somerville John F Kennedy
    5 Cherry Street
    Somerville, MA 02144
    (617)629-5440

    Grades: PK-8 | 471 students
  • Somerville Next Wave Junior High School Alternative School
    8 Bonair Street
    Somerville, MA 02143
    (617)629-5640

    Grades: 6-8 | 16 students
  • Somerville West Somerville Neighborhood
    177 Powderhouse Blvd
    Somerville, MA 02144
    (617)625-6600

    Grades: PK-8 | 377 students
  • Somerville Winter Hill Community
    115 Sycamore Street
    Somerville, MA 02145
    (617)629-5680

    Grades: PK-8 | 462 students

Overview

School District NameSomerville School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students2,886 students
# of Teachers239 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
# of Male Students1,474 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students1,412 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.67
# of American Indian Students1 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students221 students
% Asian Students
8%
# of Hispanic Students1,004 students
% Hispanic Students
35%
# of Black Students270 students
% Black Students
9%
# of White Students1,260 students
% White Students
43%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students130 students
% of Two or more races Students
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:304
# of Students in Kindergarten:352
# of Students in 1st Grade:325
# of Students in 2nd Grade:329
# of Students in 3rd Grade:270
# of Students in 4th Grade:294
# of Students in 5th Grade:277
# of Students in 6th Grade:227
# of Students in 7th Grade:275
# of Students in 8th Grade:233
# of Students in 9th Grade: -
# of Students in 10th Grade: -
# of Students in 11th Grade: -
# of Students in 12th Grade: -
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Somerville School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 397 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
53%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
54%
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 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $20,254 in this school district is less than the state average of $20,877. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $19,489 is less than the state average of $19,785. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MA)
Total Revenue$100 MM$28 MM
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Spending$96 MM$26 MM
This chart display total spending of Somerville School District and average spending for each school distric in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$20,254$20,877
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Spending / Student$19,489$19,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Somerville School District and average spending per public school student in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Somerville School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.67, which is higher than the Massachusetts average of 0.58. The most diverse school in the district is Albert F. Argenziano School At Lincoln Park. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.