Somerville, NJ
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Somerville Public Schools

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

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 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Districts in Somerville


Branchburg Township School District Details

Branchburg Township School District
240 Baird Road
Branchburg, NJ 08876

2,384 Students enrolled in District

3 Schools in District

15 Students Per Classroom (State average is 12)

Branchburg Township School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to New Jersey

(10 is best)

Better than of NJ school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Branchburg Central Middle School
220 Baird Road
Branchburg, NJ, 08876
06-08
Stony Brook School
136 Cedar Grove Rd
Branchburg, NJ, 08876
04-05
Whiton Elementary School
470 Whiton Road
Neshanic Station, NJ, 08853
PK-03

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 82.4% 47.9%
Black 3.0% 16.4%
Hispanic 5.8% 26.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 8.8% 9.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 5.6% 35.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.3% 30.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.3% 5.3%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,474 $17,135,464 38.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,968 $3,219,648 7.2%
Staff $670 $1,096,120 2.5%
General Administration $490 $801,640 1.8%
School Administration $947 $1,549,292 3.5%
Operation $1,207 $1,974,652 4.4%
Transportation $1,114 $1,822,504 4.1%
Other $532 $870,352 1.9%
Total Support $6,928 $11,334,208 25.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $9,901 $16,198,036 36.3%
Total Expenditures $27,303 $44,667,708 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,077 $14,106,790,054 50.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,835 $2,568,964,694 9.1%
Staff $551 $771,687,884 2.7%
General Administration $390 $545,394,661 1.9%
School Administration $883 $1,235,650,841 4.4%
Operation $1,874 $2,623,408,040 9.3%
Transportation $711 $995,607,882 3.5%
Other $440 $615,718,470 2.2%
Total Support $6,684 $9,356,361,788 33.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,321 $4,649,519,921 16.5%
Total Expenditures $20,083 $28,112,743,157 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Somerville Public School District Details

Somerville Public School District
51 West Cliff St.
Somerville, NJ 08876

1,690 Students enrolled in District

3 Schools in District

9 Students Per Classroom (State average is 12)

Somerville Public School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to New Jersey

(10 is best)

Better than of NJ school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Somerville High School
222 Davenport St
Somerville, NJ, 08876
09-12
Somerville Middle School
51 West Cliff Street
Somerville, NJ, 08876
06-08
Van Derveer Elementary School
51 Union Avenue
Somerville, NJ, 08876
PK-05

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 37.4% 47.9%
Black 14.8% 16.4%
Hispanic 36.5% 26.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 11.3% 9.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.1%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 27.8% 35.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 22.6% 30.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.3% 5.3%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,940 $24,462,340 57.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,519 $3,738,259 8.9%
Staff $406 $999,166 2.4%
General Administration $295 $725,995 1.7%
School Administration $855 $2,104,155 5.0%
Operation $1,266 $3,115,626 7.4%
Transportation $193 $474,973 1.1%
Other $567 $1,395,387 3.3%
Total Support $5,102 $12,556,022 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,114 $5,202,554 12.3%
Total Expenditures $17,156 $42,220,916 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,077 $14,106,790,054 50.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,835 $2,568,964,694 9.1%
Staff $551 $771,687,884 2.7%
General Administration $390 $545,394,661 1.9%
School Administration $883 $1,235,650,841 4.4%
Operation $1,874 $2,623,408,040 9.3%
Transportation $711 $995,607,882 3.5%
Other $440 $615,718,470 2.2%
Total Support $6,684 $9,356,361,788 33.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,321 $4,649,519,921 16.5%
Total Expenditures $20,083 $28,112,743,157 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%