Somerset Academy (Silver Palms)

23255 Sw 115th Ave, Homestead, FL 33032 | (305) 257-3737
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,041
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Charter School
School District Details
  • Dade County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,933
  • Graduation Rate: 58.5%
  • Dropout Rate: 6.0%
  • Students Per Teacher: 16.0
  • Enrolled Students: 345,962

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,041
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 66.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 508 (48.8%)
  • Females: 519 (49.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 185 (17.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 639 (61.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 824 (79.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Somerset Academy (Silver Palms) Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.2%
Black838.0%
Asian90.9%
Hispanic87283.8%
White615.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Somerset Academy (Silver Palms)
  Number Percent
Kindergarten868.3%
1st Grade11511.0%
2nd Grade13613.1%
3rd Grade10910.5%
4th Grade918.7%
5th Grade979.3%
6th Grade14013.4%
7th Grade13112.6%
8th Grade13613.1%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
School:
83.1%
District:
55.5%
State:
65.3%
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
0.4%
State:
4.8%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Somerset Academy (Silver Palms) performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on FCAT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP and Flordia State School Grades (2010)
Florida School Grade: A
Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Status: NO
Percent Criteria Met
School:
90.0%
District:
64.0%

FCAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201068.0%78.0%77.0%
200964.0%76.0%78.0%
200873.0%74.0%76.0%
 
Reading Test
201075.0%69.0%72.0%
200950.0%65.0%72.0%
200864.0%67.0%72.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201074.0%72.0%75.0%
200987.0%73.0%75.0%
200863.0%68.0%70.0%
 
Reading Test
201083.0%70.0%72.0%
200980.0%69.0%74.0%
200854.0%65.0%70.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201065.0%60.0%63.0%
200961.0%58.0%62.0%
200859.0%58.0%62.0%
 
Reading Test
201077.0%65.0%70.0%
200974.0%68.0%71.0%
200870.0%63.0%67.0%
 
Science Test
201053.0%45.0%50.0%
200941.0%42.0%46.0%
200830.0%39.0%44.0%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201057.0%53.0%57.0%
200970.0%50.0%55.0%
200826.0%47.0%53.0%
 
Reading Test
201068.0%63.0%67.0%
200977.0%60.0%66.0%
200851.0%57.0%64.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201077.0%59.0%62.0%
200956.0%56.0%60.0%
200885.0%56.0%60.0%
 
Reading Test
201080.0%63.0%68.0%
200965.0%60.0%67.0%
200866.0%60.0%64.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201061.0%62.0%69.0%
200964.0%60.0%66.0%
200887.0%63.0%67.0%
 
Reading Test
201044.0%51.0%55.0%
200950.0%48.0%54.0%
200867.0%49.0%53.0%
 
Science Test
201020.0%34.0%42.0%
200933.0%34.0%42.0%
200843.0%36.0%40.0%
 
Source: FL Department of Education 2009-2010

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