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Somerset Secondary Academy

Public | 9-12 & ungraded | 31 students

 
 

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Posted June 25, 2010

School needs some improvements in administrative leadership and communicating directly with parents. Needs to enforce law and order and deal seriously with students who get rowdy. Staff are nice but there does not seem to be much clarity as to the type of student this school can accomodate best. Budget cuts will not help this situation either. As a special education school it is seeming to lose its focus and should either be a school for kids with learning disabilities or behavioral problems but not take kids with serious problems that the school is not prepared to handle such as ones with any criminal or combative issues. Parents should be notified if their child is involved in any incident at the school.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 57% 16%
Hispanic 22% 22%
White 18% 51%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 9%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 37%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Mr Stephen Yurchak

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7 Finderne Ave
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Phone: (908) 707-0070

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