Somerset Independent School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 4,169 students in Somerset Independent School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
Public Schools in Somerset Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the Texas public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Somerset Independent School District are Shirleen Zacharias Early Clge Leadership Academy, Somerset Elementary School and S/sgt Michael P Barrera Veterans Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Somerset Independent School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Somerset Independent School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Texas for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Somerset Independent School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TX)
# Schools
8 Schools
8,949 Schools
# Students
4,169 Students
5,396,088 Students
# Teachers
267 Teachers
355,245 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Somerset Independent School District, which is ranked #872 of all 1,199 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TX)
Overall District Rank
#875 out of 1201 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Somerset Independent   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Somerset Independent   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Somerset Independent   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
93%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Somerset Independent   School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.22
0.64
# American Indian Students
8 Students
20,584 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
5 Students
235,497 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# Hispanic Students
3,661 Students
2,825,284 Students
% Hispanic Students
88%
52%
# Black Students
21 Students
679,951 Students
% Black Students
1%
13%
# White Students
450 Students
1,504,261 Students
% White Students
11%
28%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
8,027 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
21 Students
122,398 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
283
254,591
# Students in K Grade:
252
371,386
# Students in 1st Grade:
266
388,423
# Students in 2nd Grade:
305
394,203
# Students in 3rd Grade:
293
409,772
# Students in 4th Grade:
290
413,303
# Students in 5th Grade:
323
413,848
# Students in 6th Grade:
319
402,103
# Students in 7th Grade:
332
402,169
# Students in 8th Grade:
310
398,308
# Students in 9th Grade:
346
433,429
# Students in 10th Grade:
307
397,433
# Students in 11th Grade:
282
371,955
# Students in 12th Grade:
261
345,165
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,213 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,819. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,319 is less than the state median of $12,640. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (TX)
Total Revenue
$47 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total revenue of Somerset Independent   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$51 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Somerset Independent   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,213
$12,819
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Somerset Independent   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,319
$12,640
This chart display average spending per public school student in Somerset Independent   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Somerset Independent School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Shirleen Zacharias Early Clge Leadership Academy
Math: <50% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7790 E 3rd St
Somerset, TX 78069
(866) 852-9858
Grades: 9-12
| 115 students
Rank: #22.
Somerset Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7840 6th St
Somerset, TX 78069
(866) 852-9864
Grades: 1-4
| 694 students
Rank: #33.
S/sgt Michael P Barrera Veterans Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
4135 Smith Rd
Somerset, TX 78069
(866) 465-8808
Grades: PK-4
| 630 students
Rank: #44.
Somerset J High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7791 6th St
Somerset, TX 78069
(866) 852-9862
Grades: 7-8
| 642 students
Rank: #55.
Savannah Heights Intermediate School
Math: 31% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5040 Smith Rd
Somerset, TX 78069
(866) 852-9863
Grades: 5-6
| 642 students
Rank: #66.
Somerset High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
7650 S Loop 1604 W
Somerset, TX 78069
(866) 852-9861
Grades: 9-12
| 1,078 students
Atascosa County Alter
Alternative School
1511 Zanderson
Jourdanton, TX 78026
(830) 769-2925
Grades: 9-10
| 3 students
19930 Touchstone
Somerset, TX 78069
(866) 852-9865
Grades: PK-K
| 365 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 4,169 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 50% in TX)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22

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