Somerville Public School District is a highly rated, public school district located in Somerville, NJ. It has 2,355 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 33% of students are at least proficient in math and 49% in reading.
Somerville Public School District Rankings
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Somerville Public School District Reviews
Overall Somerville high school is a great public school. As a 2012 graduate I can say that my experience at this school was a memorable one. Is it the best school no, but it is absolutely a school I would allow my kids attend. There are plenty of extracurricular activities for students to be involved in, and plenty of resources that allow students be successful inside and outside of the classroom. The current online method of viewing students grades daily is also very effective and allows parents to view students grades and activities on a day to day basis. The cafeteria food isn’t the greatest but that isn’t to big of an issue as upper class men are allowed to go out for lunch and have plenty of food choices. There also seemed to be some politics involved with sports teams , but that was over 7 years ago hopefully that has changed.
The most important aspect of this school is that the teachers treat students with respect. There is a lot of diversity in terms of ethnicity, race, and sexual orientation. The teachers and staff are very accepting of differences. I was involved in the music program and the staff and students in the program really made me feel welcome. I felt at home in band, choir, and marching band. The only thing I would like to see changed in the school is the “Every 15 Minutes” program aimed to stop students from drinking and driving. It was very traumatizing to experience, and evidence does not show that it works.
It was a pretty good school experience for me as the student. I always understood what the teacher expected of me and didn’t feel like everything was too overbearing. I joined a lot of clubs that opened my eyes to many things such as the genesis club, s.a.d.d, cultural diversity, amnesty international, and art club. I had a good experience with friends and teachers overall.