Somerton Middle School



Somerton Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Somerton Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 299
7 290
8 286
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Somerton Middle School is a public elementary school located in Somerton, AZ in the Somerton Elementary School District. It enrolls 875 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 21.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 875
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.9

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Somerton Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 441
(50%)
1,396
(51%)
 Female 434
(50%)
1,333
(49%)

Somerton Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 836
(96%)
2,594
(95%)
 American Indian 22
(3%)
72
(3%)
 White 11
(1%)
42
(2%)
 Black 3
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Somerton Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 648
(74%)
2,032
(74%)
 Not Eligible 117
(13%)
368
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 110
(13%)
329
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Somerton Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 55.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Somerton Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 911
2006 876
2007 905
2008 888
2009 854
2010 802
2011 838
2012 875

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.7
2006 19.9
2007 17.1
2008 18.6
2009 15.7
2010 15.2
2011 15.8
2012 21.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.97255762897914
2006 0.62442922374429
2007 0.84309392265193
2008 0.85585585585586
2009 0.99648711943794
2010 0.99625935162095
2011 0.9964200477327
2012 0.86628571428571

Compare Somerton Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
2,140.0% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 86.6%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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