Somerset Elementary School

  • Somerset Elementary School serves 595 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 74% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 76% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Somerset Elementary School's student population of 595 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students595 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Somerset Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Somerset Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Somerset Elementary School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#254 out of 1,367 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Somerset Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Somerset Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
9%
6%
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Hispanic
15%
16%
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Black
3%
34%
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White
65%
38%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Somerset Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.550.41
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Somerset Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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