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PK-5
Public charter
Miami, FL
Students enrolled: 567

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18491 Southwest 134th Avenue
Miami, FL 33177

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(305) 969-6074
(305) 969-6077
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Map of Somerset Academy Charter address.

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September 15, 2014
The jury is still out for me. It seems as all my daughter gets is worksheets in class. She says the teachers sit in the back and play on their computers or phones....no teaching....and she is getting 13 + hours of homework per week and that is a lot for a 10 year old. I will give it a little more time and see how it goes. I am talking about Somerset Dade....I have heard much better things about SOMI

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February 06, 2013
This school has the potential to be great, however it lacks in the number of student assigned to a class. My child's class has a total of 27 kids for one teacher, with that many students, no teacher could help a child one on one.

- submitted by a parent
December 12, 2011
There is only about 50 kids in each middle school grade - they use worksheets and computers. I pulled my kid out after k-5 to attend middle at Jorge Mas Canosa and am SOOO glad! She came home the first day exclaiming that this year she would get to dissect a frog, build a bottle rocket, and she has a science lab where they work with chemicals for their experiments. Somerset would never have given here these hands on experiences. They just use text books and worksheets. The only extracurricular class for mid school is putting out the annual year book. They have 24 kids to a class and no class aids for the younger grades. The school is clean, each room uses a promethian/smart board. turf instead of grass, only grades 1 and k allowed to use the playground equipment. the rest only can run around on the very small patch of turf. there is no balls or other playground or pe equipment. for pe they run laps a lot.

- submitted by a parent
August 23, 2010
my son has been in the school since it open in this new location. This year he starts middle school. It is with great pleasure and respect that i commend and compliment the principal, assitant priniple, office staff, teachers and all personel of the school for their dedication and care to their students. thank you the Perez family

- submitted by a parent
April 27, 2010
The administration is wonderful and most of the teachers are fantastic. There always seem to be a few that slip through, especially with this hiring freeze. We've been very happy here. Please take note that they are better equiped to handle average students and not those with disabilities.

- submitted by a parent
March 23, 2010
it is an excellent school!!! My daughter started this year in K and she loves the school and the teacher. the principal and the staff are very involved. i like the way that they teach.

- submitted by a parent
March 02, 2010
I think this is a great school. My daughter started in K and is now in 1st grade. The first year was not that great as the kindergarten teacher has no personality at all and never greeted me as a parent. This year my daughter is so much more comfortable and her teacher is awesome. I had a problem with the sand on the playground last year and saw an improvement. Its really a big inconvenience trying to get a park in the mornings. There is too much traffic and only one way in and out. There should be better accomodations. Overall the academics is great. My daughter has learned alot and i like the way they teach. The principal and most of the staff is very pleasant. I think its a great idea that staff stands outside in the am and pm to supervise the kids.

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no rating October 09, 2009
my daughter began with Somerset since it opened. She loves the school , the teachers, and all her frends. I couldnt ask for a better school. They really do care about out kids education..

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September 30, 2009
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November 21, 2008
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August 26, 2008
It is a fourth year for my children attending to Somerset, is a great school. Every year they are improving. The Principal and the rest of the stuff are very helpful and friendly.

- submitted by a parent
no rating February 28, 2008
I think this is a great school they are very attentive to the students and next year I hope to sign my son up to this school next year, I love this school!

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February 11, 2008
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October 01, 2007
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no rating August 15, 2007
The school is great but lunch is not. Lunch is the only complain.

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August 14, 2007
This is a really nice and safety school for ours kids

- submitted by a parent
July 27, 2007
Academic programs are great, Fcat scores are high, extremely safe, teachers/staff are caring. My boys could not be happier, and the are A students, We are very happy at Somerset!

- submitted by a parent
July 02, 2007
Great school. Principal is a great leader always wanting to be involved. She takes the time to listen to parents. Teachers gives you a very personalized treatment.

- submitted by a parent
July 01, 2007
Our kids have been in Somerset for 2 year's, they love it as much as we parent's do! They are doing agreat job!

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January 13, 2007
Somerset is by far the best school any parent can send their kid to. They teachers and office staff are wonderful. The parents are involved in all aspects of the school. It is a wonderful school and they excel in everything they do.

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December 16, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
September 13, 2006
Parent involvement is phenomenal. Teachers treat each student individually and work with each student differently depending on how they learn. School staff and administration work with parents on a very positive level. The school has a very contagious positive atmosphere! My kids love waking up in the morning and going to school.

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September 13, 2006
My son used to hate to go to school until he started attending Somerset Academy. Now he is eager to get there in the morning. The school security is wonderful. Teachers and staff are very friendly and work closely with the parents. Parent involvement is extraordinary. Extra curricular activities are wonderful. Somerset Academy is an A school.

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July 14, 2006
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May 26, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2006
Great parental involvement. Lots of activities to participate. Safe and secure environment. Caring personnel.

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Somerset Academy Charter
18491 Southwest 134th Avenue, Miami, FL  33177
(305) 969-6074
Last modified Somerset Academy Charter is a Charter school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Somerset Academy Charter Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 30 reviews. Top