Somerset Secondary Academy serves 75 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Somerset Secondary Academy's student population of 75 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
75 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Somerset Secondary Academy is 0.49, 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 Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
24%
29%
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Black
67%
15%
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White
9%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Graduation Rate
(10-11)
40-49%
86%
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 75 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 40-49%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49 (Top 50% in NJ)

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