Hernandez Elementary School

Hernandez Elementary School serves 801 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Hernandez Elementary School operates within the San Marcos Cisd School District.

School Overview

The student population of 801 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 801 students
Hernandez Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Hernandez Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Hernandez Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Hernandez Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Hernandez Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
75%
52%
Hernandez Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
6%
13%
Hernandez Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
19%
29%
Hernandez Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.40 0.63
Hernandez Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
73%
53%
Hernandez Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
Hernandez Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

San Marcos Cisd School District's student population of 7,513 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,977 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name San Marcos Cisd School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 7,513 747
San Marcos Cisd School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $82 MM n/a
San Marcos Cisd School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $74 MM n/a
San Marcos Cisd School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,977 n/a
San Marcos Cisd School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,934 n/a
San Marcos Cisd School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is John H Wood Junior Cs Hays Co Juvenile Res Center (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Miller Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Crockett Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San MarcosMiller Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 679 students
    0.5 miles
    301 Foxtail Run
    San MarcosTX 78666
    (512)393-6660
    0.56-8679
  • San MarcosCrockett Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 540 students
    1.3 miles
    1300 Girard Ave
    San MarcosTX 78666
    (512)393-6400
    1.3KG-5540
  • San MarcosMendez Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 525 students
    1.3 miles
    1805 Peter Garza
    San MarcosTX 78666
    (512)393-6060
    1.3KG-5525
  • San MarcosGoodnight Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1019 students
    1.8 miles
    1301 Hwy 123
    San MarcosTX 78666
    (512)393-6550
    1.86-81019
  • San MarcosDezavala Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 507 students
    2.1 miles
    600 Fm 621 Dezavala Dr
    San MarcosTX 78666
    (512)396-6890
    2.1KG-5507

School Reviews

San Marcos CISD redistricted their schools, and now all the elementary schools are K-5, eliminating this 5-6 school, and made Hernandez a K-5 school. The two Jr. Highs are Goodnight, and Miller, which serve 7-8. graders.
- Posted by Parent, 08/17/11

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