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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School Districts in Somerville


Branchburg Township School District Details

Branchburg Township School District
240 Baird Road
Branchburg, NJ 08876

1,394 Students enrolled in District

3 Schools in District

9 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)

100 80 60 40 20 0
76%
50%
78%
56%
74%
44%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Branchburg Central Middle School
220 Baird Road
Branchburg, NJ, 08876
06-08
Stony Brook School
136 Cedar Grove Road
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) 76.1% 42.8%
Black 3.1% 15.2%
Hispanic 7.6% 31.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 13.0% 10.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 5.7% 37.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.3% 32.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.4% 4.7%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $12,875 $18,720,000 39.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,525 $3,671,000 7.8%
Staff $1,052 $1,529,000 3.3%
General Administration $574 $835,000 1.8%
School Administration $1,192 $1,733,000 3.7%
Operation $1,631 $2,372,000 5.0%
Transportation $1,289 $1,874,000 4.0%
Other $497 $723,000 1.5%
Total Support $8,760 $12,737,000 27.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $10,717 $15,582,000 33.1%
Total Expenditures $32,351 $47,039,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,128 $15,710,354,000 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,167 $3,060,054,000 9.6%
Staff $768 $1,083,625,000 3.4%
General Administration $407 $574,582,000 1.8%
School Administration $1,028 $1,451,598,000 4.5%
Operation $1,938 $2,736,501,000 8.6%
Transportation $777 $1,096,518,000 3.4%
Other $505 $712,711,000 2.2%
Total Support $7,590 $10,715,589,000 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,948 $5,573,392,000 17.4%
Total Expenditures $22,666 $31,999,335,000 100.0%
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%

Somerville Public School District Details

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

2,333 Students enrolled in District

3 Schools in District

11 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)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
43%
50%
53%
56%
32%
44%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

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

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 50.6% 42.8%
Black 10.0% 15.2%
Hispanic 30.3% 31.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 8.8% 10.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 27.5% 37.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 22.5% 32.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.9% 4.7%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,382 $26,919,000 58.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,989 $4,704,000 10.2%
Staff $657 $1,553,000 3.4%
General Administration $342 $810,000 1.7%
School Administration $1,200 $2,838,000 6.1%
Operation $1,459 $3,450,000 7.5%
Transportation $231 $546,000 1.2%
Other $619 $1,463,000 3.2%
Total Support $6,496 $15,364,000 33.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,702 $4,025,000 8.7%
Total Expenditures $19,581 $46,308,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,128 $15,710,354,000 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,167 $3,060,054,000 9.6%
Staff $768 $1,083,625,000 3.4%
General Administration $407 $574,582,000 1.8%
School Administration $1,028 $1,451,598,000 4.5%
Operation $1,938 $2,736,501,000 8.6%
Transportation $777 $1,096,518,000 3.4%
Other $505 $712,711,000 2.2%
Total Support $7,590 $10,715,589,000 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,948 $5,573,392,000 17.4%
Total Expenditures $22,666 $31,999,335,000 100.0%
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%