Somers Elementary School

  • Somers Elementary School serves 590 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 51% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Somers Elementary School's student population of 590 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students590 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Somers Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Somers Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Somers Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Somers Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#307 out of 968 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Somers Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Somers Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Somers Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Somers Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
24%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Somers Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Somers Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
93%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Somers Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Somers Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Somers Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.130.43
This chart display the diversity score of Somers Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Somers Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Somers Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSomers School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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