Benicia Velez

Carr 360 Km 11 Hm 9 Bo Susua A
Yauco, PR 00698
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Benicia Velez serves 122 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the Puerto Rico state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the Puerto Rico state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Benicia Velez placed in the top 1% of all schools in Puerto Rico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Puerto Rico state level of 13:1.

Top Placements

Benicia Velez places among the top 20% of public schools in Puerto Rico for:

School Overview

Benicia Velez's student population of 122 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students122 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

Benicia Velez is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,086 schools in Puerto Rico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Benicia Velez is 0.00, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PR)
Overall Testing Rank
#1 out of 1086 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Benicia Velez 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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Hispanic
100%
100%
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Black
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White
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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Diversity Score
0.000.00
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
83%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Benicia Velez and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePuerto Rico Department Of Education School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Benicia Velez is Superior Ocupacional Y Tecnica De Yauco (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ana Maria Negron (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Almacigo Bajo I Y Ii (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Yauco Superior Ocupacional Y Tecnica De Yauco Vocational School
    Grades: 10-12 | 875 students
    0.0 miles
    Carr 368 Km O Hm 12
    Yauco, PR 00698
    (787) 856-2144
    0.0 10-12 875
  • Yauco Almacigo Bajo I Y Ii
    Grades: K-5 | 117 students
    1.6 miles
    Carr 371 Km 3 Sector Parcelas
    Yauco, PR 00698
    (787) 856-0613
    1.6 K-5 117
  • Yauco Ana Maria Negron
    Grades: 6-8 | 163 students
    1.6 miles
    Carr 335 Km 3 Hm 3 Bo Barinas
    Yauco, PR 00698
    (787) 856-2329
    1.6 6-8 163
  • Yauco Arturo Lluberas
    Grades: K-5 | 234 students
    1.6 miles
    Carr 376 Bo Almacigo Bajo
    Yauco, PR 00698
    (787) 267-4984
    1.6 K-5 234
  • Yauco Doris Martinez (almacigo Alto 2)
    Grades: K-5 | 112 students
    1.6 miles
    Carr 371 Bo Almacigo Alto
    Yauco, PR 00698
    (787) 856-9028
    1.6 K-5 112

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