Somerton school information

IndexSomertonArizonaNational
Average Test Scores20%36%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:118:116:1
Total public schools51,86379,221
Total private schoolsn/a31624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1487,963
The Somerton, AZ educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Somerton public schools have average test scores of 20% which is 45% lower than than the Arizona average and 60% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Somerton public schools is 21:1, compared to 18:1 in Arizona and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 49.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 45.5% have completed high school, 9.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.2% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Somerton are 60% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Somerton.
  • 49.7% of people in Somerton have completed 8th grade.
  • 45.5% of people in Somerton have completed high school.
  • 9.0% of people in Somerton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Somerton

IndexSomertonArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade49.7%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school45.5%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college30.4%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.8%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.0%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.2%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.2%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Somerton (high school & post-secondary)

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Somerton, AZ14,86620%60%

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Somerton, AZ14,86620%60%
Source: The Somerton, AZ education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.