Hernandez Elementary School

Hernandez Elementary School serves 747 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.
Hernandez Elementary School operates within the San Marcos Cisd School District.

Overview

The student population of 747 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 747 students
Hernandez Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Hernandez Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Hernandez Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is more 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 14:1
Hernandez Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
4%
Hernandez Elementary School Asian (1995-2013)
Hispanic
72%
51%
Hernandez Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
5%
13%
Hernandez Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
White
21%
30%
Hernandez Elementary School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Hernandez Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Hernandez Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.44 0.41
Hernandez Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
72%
53%
Hernandez Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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 (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,600 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name San Marcos Cisd School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 7,600 822
San Marcos Cisd School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $77 MM $9 MM
District Spending $86 MM $9 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,343 $11,947
San Marcos Cisd School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,489 $12,666
San Marcos Cisd School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Mendez Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • San MarcosMiller Middle School
    301 Foxtail Run
    San MarcosTX 78666
    (512)393-6660
    0.5 mi | 725 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • San MarcosMendez Elementary School
    1805 Peter Garza
    San MarcosTX 78666
    (512)393-6060
    1.2 mi | 500 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • San MarcosCrockett Elementary School
    1300 Girard Ave
    San MarcosTX 78666
    (512)393-6400
    1.4 mi | 577 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • San MarcosGoodnight Middle School
    1301 Hwy 123
    San MarcosTX 78666
    (512)393-6550
    1.7 mi | 1011 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • San MarcosDezavala Elementary School
    600 Fm 621 Dezavala Dr
    San MarcosTX 78666
    (512)396-6890
    2 mi | 561 students | Gr. KG-5                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended August 17, 2011 - 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

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