Ana J. Candelas High School

  • Ana J. Candelas High School serves 524 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Ana J. Candelas High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Puerto Rico for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Puerto Rico state level of 13:1.

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Ana J. Candelas High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Puerto Rico for:

School Overview

  • Ana J. Candelas High School's student population of 524 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students524 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Ana J. Candelas High School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Ana J. Candelas High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Ana J. Candelas High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,307 schools in Puerto Rico (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ana J. Candelas High School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.02. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PR)
Overall School Rank
71%
36%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ana J. Candelas High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ana J. Candelas High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Ana J. Candelas High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
100%
100%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ana J. Candelas High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ana J. Candelas High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PR.
Diversity Scoren/a0.02
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
79%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ana J. Candelas High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ana J. Candelas High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePuerto Rico Department Of Education School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PR Dept. of Education

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