Somerset Academy Charter High School (south Homestead)

Somerset Academy Charter High School (south Homestead) serves 339 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Somerset Academy Charter High School (south Homestead) placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Somerset Academy Charter High School (south Homestead)'s student population of 339 students has grown by 87% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 142% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students339 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Somerset Academy Charter High School (south Homestead) is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Somerset Academy Charter High School (south Homestead) is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1909 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
78%
33%
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Black
8%
22%
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White
13%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.370.70
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDade School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Somerset Academy Charter High School (south Homestead) is School For Advanced Studies Homestead (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Somerset Academy Charter Middle School (south Homestead) (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Somerset Academy Charter Elementary School (south Homestead) (0.0 miles away)
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