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 declined by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 29% 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 (1987-2014)
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 0.41. 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 (1988-2014)
Black
6%
13%
Hernandez Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
19%
29%
Hernandez Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Hernandez Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.41
Hernandez Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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 (1992-2014)
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 (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,513 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,977 is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,934 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has declined by 34% over four years.
School District Name San Marcos Cisd School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 7,513 838
San Marcos Cisd School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $82 MM $9 MM
San Marcos Cisd School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $74 MM $10 MM
San Marcos Cisd School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,977 $12,250
San Marcos Cisd School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,934 $12,682
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
    0.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 679 students301 Foxtail Run
    San MarcosTX 78666
    (512)393-6660
    0.56-8679
  • San MarcosCrockett Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 540 students1300 Girard Ave
    San MarcosTX 78666
    (512)393-6400
    1.3KG-5540
  • San MarcosMendez Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 525 students1805 Peter Garza
    San MarcosTX 78666
    (512)393-6060
    1.3KG-5525
  • San MarcosGoodnight Middle School
    1.8 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1019 students1301 Hwy 123
    San MarcosTX 78666
    (512)393-6550
    1.86-81019
  • San MarcosDezavala Elementary School
    2.1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 507 students600 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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