Somerville Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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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:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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Somerville School District Details

Somerville School District
8 Bonair Street
Somerville, MA 02145

4,939 Students enrolled in District

11 Schools in District

11 Students Per Classroom (State average is 13)

Somerville School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Massachusetts

(10 is best)

Better than of MA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
47%
51%
49%
53%
44%
50%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Albert F. Argenziano School At Lincoln Park
290 Washington Street
Somerville, MA, 02143
PK-08
Arthur D Healey School
5 Meacham Street
Somerville, MA, 02145
PK-08
Benjamin G Brown School
201 Willow Avenue
Somerville, MA, 02144
KG-05
Capuano Early Childhood Center School
150 Glen Street
Somerville, MA, 02145
PK-KG
E Somerville Community School
50 Cross Street
Somerville, MA, 02145
KG-08
Full Circle High School
11 Otis Street
Somerville, MA, 02145
09-12
John F Kennedy School
5 Cherry Street
Somerville, MA, 02144
PK-08
Next Wave Junior High School
8 Bonair Street
Somerville, MA, 02143
06-08
Somerville High School
81 Highland Avenue
Somerville, MA, 02143
09-12
West Somerville Neighborhood School
177 Powderhouse Blvd
Somerville, MA, 02144
PK-08
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 39.9% 60.3%
Black 9.7% 9.5%
Hispanic 43.5% 22.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.7% 7.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,923 $58,040,000 48.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,710 $8,324,000 6.9%
Staff $1,495 $7,280,000 6.0%
General Administration $362 $1,764,000 1.5%
School Administration $1,175 $5,720,000 4.7%
Operation $2,070 $10,076,000 8.4%
Transportation $620 $3,016,000 2.5%
Other $440 $2,143,000 1.8%
Total Support $7,872 $38,323,000 31.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,953 $24,109,000 20.0%
Total Expenditures $24,748 $120,472,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,619 $10,073,171,000 52.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,333 $1,264,777,000 6.6%
Staff $904 $857,898,000 4.5%
General Administration $199 $188,621,000 1.0%
School Administration $739 $701,244,000 3.7%
Operation $1,464 $1,388,867,000 7.3%
Transportation $854 $810,163,000 4.2%
Other $438 $415,688,000 2.2%
Total Support $5,932 $5,627,258,000 29.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,598 $3,412,797,000 17.9%
Total Expenditures $20,149 $19,113,226,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%