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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B minus
  7. Administration
    grade B
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade C minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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Somerville High School is a highly rated, public school located in Somerville, MA. It has 1,251 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 10 to 1. According to state test scores, 73% of students are at least proficient in math and 87% in reading.

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Somerville High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
87%
Percent Proficient - Math
73%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1150
222 responses
Average ACT
29
19 responses
AP Enrollment
20%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$97,328
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,874
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$664,700
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
94%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 18 responses
Poll
94%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 18 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 46 responses
  • Pep rally, christmas show
    43%
  • Multicultural Fair
    35%
  • Sporting Events
    7%
  • Spirit Week
    4%
  • Thanksgiving football
    4%
  • Chorus showcase
    2%
  • Homecoming
    2%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,251
Free or Reduced Lunch
41%
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 26 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 26 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 26 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$66,855
Teachers in First/Second Year
20.6%
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 30 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 30 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 30 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$23,400 / year
National
$12,239
79%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 34 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 34 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 34 responses

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