Somerset Middle School

1141 Brayton Avenue
Somerset, MA 02726
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 592 students in grades 6-8, Somerset Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 592 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : Bottom 50% in MA
  • : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Somerset Middle School's student population of 592 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
592 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Somerset Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Somerset Middle School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
#1030 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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28%
37%
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42%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
23%
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Black
1%
10%
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White
86%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.26
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Somerset Middle School's ranking?
Somerset Middle School is ranked #1030 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Somerset Middle School often compared to?
Somerset Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Berkley Middle School, Joseph Case Jr High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
28% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 42% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Somerset Middle School?
592 students attend Somerset Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Somerset Middle School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Somerset Middle School?
Somerset Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Somerset Middle School offer ?
Somerset Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Somerset Middle School part of?
Somerset Middle School is part of Somerset School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 592 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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