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Somerset Academy Charter High


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,099
Best High School in Florida
#34
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District BROWARD
Type Public
 Phone (954)442-0233
 Location 20805 JOHNSON ST
PEMBROKE PINES, FL 33029
Charter School Yes

Somerset Academy Charter High has an academic rating significantly above the average for Florida high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation. It is ranked 34th in the best public high schools in Florida.

Demographics

Race

The Somerset Academy Charter High student body is primarily Hispanic with a sizeable Black population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White10.6%116
Black22.1%243
Hispanic61.4%675
Asian Pacific3.7%41
Native American Indian0.1%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races2.1%23

Family Income

vs. other Florida high schools
Upper 23.6%

29.8% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Florida high school median of 46.3%. By this measure, SOMERSET ACADEMY CHARTER HIGH students are largely upper income and rank 111st in Florida for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman293
Sophomore288
Junior285
Senior233
Total1,099

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
99% or more*

10 out of 10

Rank: 7th in Florida

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students99% or more*
Florida Median86%
Percentile100%
White80% or more*
Black90% or more*
Hispanic95% or more*
Asian Pacific50% or more*
Native American-
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantaged95% or more*
Limited English Proficiency80% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 70th in Florida

Students at Somerset Academy Charter High scored an average 66% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Florida Department of Education. Performance is well above the state high school median of 48% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 15.8% of Florida high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls58%80% to 84%*
Boys48%75% to 79%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander60% to 79%*80% or more*
Black40% to 44%*70% to 74%*
Hispanic55%79%
Multiracial--
White55% to 59%*80% to 89%*
With Disabilites20% to 29%*50% to 59%*
Limited Englishless than 50%*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
957

The average SAT score for Somerset Academy Charter High students in 2014 was 957.

College Admission Test Participation

7 out of 10

Rank: 114th in Florida

356 out of 518 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (69%). College admission testing participation is well above the Florida median rate of 57% and in the top 25% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

7 out of 10

Rank: 88th in Florida

Somerset Academy Charter High offers 15 AP courses. 29 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 70% percentile and somewhat above the median AP enrollment rate for all Florida schools of 22%. Somerset Academy Charter High had 144 taking AP exams with a 48 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 76% percentile and well above the state median of 22 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 33% 22%
Students enrolled in an AP class 29% 22%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 26%
AP Courses Offered 15

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate27%20%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate27%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate26%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.4%4
Boys0.4%2
Girls0.4%2
Florida Median0.4%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Florida Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3.6%38
Boys6%32
Girls1.2%6
Florida Median5.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.2%13
Boys1.7%9
Girls0.7%4

Location

Somerset Academy Charter High
20805 JOHNSON ST
PEMBROKE PINES, FL
33029
(954)442-0233

10 out of 10 1

District

BROWARD
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL