Somerset Elementary School

1355 Dodd Rd
Saint Paul, MN 55118
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 392 students in grades Prekindergarten-4, Somerset Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 45%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 392 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : Top 20% in MN
  • : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Somerset Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

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School Overview

Somerset Elementary School's student population of 392 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
392 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Somerset Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,860 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Somerset Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MN)
#200 out of 1860 schools
(Top 20%)
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65-69%
45%
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60-64%
51%
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 Minnesota by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
20%
10%
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Black
5%
12%
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White
66%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.52
This chart display the diversity score of Somerset Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Somerset Elementary School's ranking?
Somerset Elementary School is ranked #200 out of 1,860 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota.
What schools are Somerset Elementary School often compared to?
Somerset Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Garlough Environmental Magnet, Moreland Art/health Science Magnet, Mendota Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% MN state average).
How many students attend Somerset Elementary School?
392 students attend Somerset Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Somerset Elementary School students are White, 20% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Somerset Elementary School?
Somerset Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Somerset Elementary School offer ?
Somerset Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4
What school district is Somerset Elementary School part of?
Somerset Elementary School is part of West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 392 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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