Somerset Academy (silver Palms) School

Serves grades KG - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
23255 Sw 115 Th Ave
Homestead, FL 33032
Phone
(305) 257-3737
District
DADE
County
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
Yes
Students Enrolled
812
Classroom Teachers
49

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Florida

9

(10 is best)

Better than 85.6% of FL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Somerset Academy (silver Palms) School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 57 31
Proficiency in Reading 44 28
Proficiency in Math 70 33

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 51 32
Proficiency in Reading 42 29
Proficiency in Math 60 35

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 42 33
Proficiency in Reading 40 29
Proficiency in Math 44 36

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 38 29
Proficiency in Reading 38 30
Proficiency in Math 38 27

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 33 28
Proficiency in Reading 41 29
Proficiency in Math 24 27

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 53 25
Proficiency in Reading 49 32
Proficiency in Math 57.0 18

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.57
AVG FOR DISTRICT 17.11
AVG FOR STATE 15.12
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 0 0.0%
Grade 1 0 0.0%
Grade 2 0 0.0%
Grade 3 91 11.2%
Grade 4 85 10.5%
Grade 5 68 8.4%
Grade 6 207 25.5%
Grade 7 200 24.6%
Grade 8 161 19.8%
Total 812 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 4.5% 7.1% 40.3%
Black 8.9% 21.2% 23.1%
Hispanic 85.7% 70.5% 33.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.6% 1.1% 2.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.1% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 76.1% 70.8% 57.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 63.9% 64.9% 52.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.2% 6.0% 4.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 2,702,602 20,984,400
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,361.3 385
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.8% 5.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.0% 17.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.1% 31.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.8% 26.6%
65 OR OLDER 15.3% 19.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 858,289 7,510,882
Single Parent Households With Children 13.5% 10.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 81.0% 87.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 27.8% 28.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.6% 9.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 10.7% 11.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.2% 11.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.4% 18.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.9% 20.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.8% 16.7%
$15,000 or less 16.3% 12.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,748 $2,055,364,092 56.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $387 $138,383,073 3.8%
Staff $421 $150,540,759 4.1%
General Administration $59 $21,097,161 0.6%
School Administration $450 $160,910,550 4.4%
Operation $996 $356,148,684 9.7%
Transportation $241 $86,176,539 2.4%
Other $187 $66,867,273 1.8%
Total Support $2,741 $980,124,039 26.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,732 $619,326,828 16.9%
Total Expenditures $10,221 $3,654,814,959 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,400 $15,221,833,056 54.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $390 $1,100,159,133 3.9%
Staff $557 $1,570,409,114 5.6%
General Administration $81 $229,141,573 0.8%
School Administration $489 $1,377,487,423 4.9%
Operation $859 $2,422,319,570 8.7%
Transportation $332 $936,173,621 3.3%
Other $234 $658,627,188 2.4%
Total Support $2,943 $8,294,539,760 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,578 $4,448,108,537 15.9%
Total Expenditures $9,921 $27,964,693,164 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%