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  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
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Somerset Academy - Silver Palms is a highly rated, public, charter school located in Homestead, FL. It has 812 students in grades K-8 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 83% of students are at least proficient in math and 71% in reading.

Somerset Academy - Silver Palms Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
71%
Percent Proficient - Math
83%
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Living in the Area
B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C+
  2. Good for Families
    B-
  3. Housing
    C+
Median Household Income
$50,483
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,384
National
$949
Median Home Value
$193,700
National
$184,700

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
812
Free or Reduced Lunch
76%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$48,870
Teachers in First/Second Year
36.4%
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.6 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.6 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.6 responses
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I've been at Somerset my whole educational "career" and if I could change anything about it, it would be my senior year. With the implementation of a new building that structurally is not the best, the year was kind of annoying. What makes the school are the teachers and staff however, so therefore I highly recommend.
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My experience in Somerset Academy was not exactly the best. I would like to see a change in the space of the parking lot and the cafeteria. Also, during lunch we had to stay all bunched up in the cafeteria. We were not allowed to go to the fields to stretch our legs. They also should change the soccer/ football field as the ground is sort of uneven and has many holes, this is problematic as the students can get hurt. Also, they should spend some money to pay for a nurse or a place were we can get medical attention. Also, some of the teachers were not apt for their job. It seems they didn't know about the subject they were supposed to teach.
Somerset is a school that teach their students very well to be ready for college. They have a good program of sports, especially on soccer and football. Somerset provide especial classes for those children that doesn't know how to talk and write in English. Also they have very goods professors that help you whenever you need help, doesn't matter if is personal or academic, they would always be there.