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.

Racial Demographics

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

Completions

Graduation Rate
99% or more*
Rank in Florida
7th
Rating
10 out of 10
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

Proficient Students
66%
Rank in Florida
70th
Rating
8 out of 10

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

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
69%
Rank in Florida
113rd
Rating
7 out of 10

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 26% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
29%
AP Pass Rank in Florida
88th
AP Pass Rate Rating
7 out of 10

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 Florida 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

Absenteeism Rate

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

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