South

  • South serves 274 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • South placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

School Overview

  • South's student population of 274 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students274 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of South
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of South by grade.

School Comparison

  • South is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#795 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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7%
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Hispanic
6%
20%
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Black
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in South and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
89%
60%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.200.59
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSomerset School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Somerset Somerset Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 606 students
    0.2 miles
    1141 Brayton Avenue
    Somerset, MA 02726
    (508)324-3140
    0.2 6-8 606
  • Somerset Somerset Berkley Regional High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,001 student
    1.0 miles
    625 County Street
    Somerset, MA 02726
    (508)324-3115
    1.0 9-12 1,001
  • Swansea Elizabeth S Brown
    Grades: 3-5 | 274 students
    1.7 miles
    29 Gardners Neck Road
    Swansea, MA 02777
    (508)675-7892
    1.7 3-5 274
  • Swansea Joseph Case Junior High School
    Grades: 6-8 | 521 students
    1.7 miles
    195 Main Street
    Swansea, MA 02777
    (508)675-0116
    1.7 6-8 521
  • Fall River Morton Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 587 students
    1.7 miles
    1135 North Main Street
    Fall River, MA 02720
    (508)675-8340
    1.7 6-8 587

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