Milton M. Somers Middle School



Milton M. Somers Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Milton M. Somers Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 326
7 339
8 331
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Milton M. Somers Middle School is a public elementary school located in La Plata, MD in the Charles County Public Schools. It enrolls 996 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 996
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 62.96

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Milton M. Somers Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 532
(53%)
9,367
(52%)
 Female 464
(47%)
8,530
(48%)

Milton M. Somers Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 510
(51%)
4,979
(28%)
 Black 344
(35%)
9,524
(53%)
 Two or More 60
(6%)
1,387
(8%)
 Hispanic 49
(5%)
1,354
(8%)
 Asian 27
(3%)
538
(3%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
85
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
30
(0%)

Milton M. Somers Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 777
(78%)
10,844
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 190
(19%)
6,043
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(3%)
1,010
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Milton M. Somers Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.0%) is lower than the state average of 48.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Milton M. Somers Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1222
2006 1225
2007 863
2008 874
2009 839
2010 851
2011 851
2012 877
2013 907
2014 931
2015 996

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 16.1
2007 13.5
2008 13.9
2009 13.4
2010 9.2
2011 14.4
2012 14.6
2013 14.9
2014 14.6
2015 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18166939443535
2006 0.14285714285714
2007 0.1494785631518
2008 0.15446224256293
2009 0.16924910607867
2010 0.1786133960047
2011 0.18096357226792
2012 0.19954389965792
2013 0.2194046306505
2014 0.21804511278195
2015 0.21987951807229

Compare Milton M. Somers Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.0%
 
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Milton M. Somers Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 996 15.8:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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